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Historical Society of West Caldwell

289 Westville Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ 07006

Email: HSWCaldwell@gmail.com

Phone: (973) 226-8976 (President)

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1701, West Caldwell, NJ 07007-1701

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November 12, 2017

In honor of Veterans Day, this special Surname Sunday we will be focusing on a veteran from the West Essex area: Personette Gould BALDWIN. All of this man’s names (first, middle, and last) may sound familiar as they are all local family names that also are street names...

September 9, 2017

Thomas Jefferson Courter (1831-1923) was born on 20 July 1831 in North Caldwell, Essex County, New Jersey. He was the first child born to Josiah Courter and Lucretia Shippen. In the 1850 he was living with James and Henrietta Beach in Caldwell, Essex County, New Jersey...

September 3, 2017

Welcome to our next Surname Saturday post! This week we're delving into the Hasler last name, this time in honor of our exhibit currently on display at Caldwell Public Library.

Hasler is a name familiar to Caldwell area residents who remember “Hasler’s Pharmacy” on Bloo...

August 26, 2017

Welcome to the Historical Society of West Caldwell's first blog post!

This will be an on-going series as we delve into the surnames that had and in many cases continue to be prominent in West Caldwell and the surrounding areas.

The first surname to be examined...

August 25, 2017

Welcome to the Historical Society of West Caldwell's new blog. We'll be posting blogs weekly with our first post this Saturday. Stay tuned!

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