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1903 Road Report ... for the Metuchen Edison area
May 1934 Dedication ... of Revolutionary War plaque
June 16, 1933 DAR minutes ... Thomas Park service
1931 DAR minutes ... dues reduction in the depression
Old Correspondence from Metuchen ... Revolutionary War letters
Ayers-Allen House ... house built in 1740
Winter 1960-61 ...pictures of Metuchen under a blanket of snow
World War II ends ...as reported on August 16, 1945 by the Metuchen Recorder
Ye Old Haunted Carriage House ...the corner of Lake and High Street, Metuchen - a story by Pamela Hume Partridge
Carman / Campbell families ...early settlers, worked with Thomas Edison at Menlo Park lab
Metuchen Map from 1939 ...by W. Franklin Buchanan, Boro Engineer
1762 Map of Road from Trenton to Amboy ...Copied by G. Bancker from John Dalley's 1745 Survey
Memorial Day 2000 - Metuchen ... a slide show of the parade and ceremony
Metuchen Memorial Park Virtual Tour ... click on the map and see the park and monuments
Edison War Memorial ... a virtual tour of the Grove Avenue monument
Menlo Park - Now and Then ... take a virtual tour of the neighborhood where Edison lived and worked
Public Service Electric Railway ... Map from 1925 and some photos from early 1900's
George Washington report ... on the War effort, mentions Metuchen
Perth Amboy, NJ ... old photos and items of interest
Campbell School opening ... ceremony program from 1952
Metuchen Recorder article ... on schools from Feb 1940
Metuchen School News ... letter from 1945
Metuchen School News ... letter from 1946
Reformed Church Fire ... church destroyed 11/30/48
Boyhood Days in Old Metuchen ... a book by David Trumbull Marshall (Metuchen and Edison in the 1870's)
Thomas Alva Edison in Menlo Park, NJ ... A look back at the spot where Edison invented a whole new world
David G Thomas 1881 Building Map ... Main, Spring, Lake and High streets in Metuchen back when they were nearly empty
News Items from the past ... Newspaper accounts from days gone by
Metuchen and Edison Music ... history of local music and local musicians
1903 Central Jersey map ... showing roads, railroads, trolley lines


The Metuchen - Edison area

Metuchen Edison area today


Items from the past, as reported by local newspapers at the time...

Saturday, January 6, 1900 - New Pastor for the Reformed Church, plus Personal Items

Saturday, January 20, 1900 - To Borough Or Not To Borough

Saturday, February 24, 1900 - Trip to Trenton, Society Wedding

Saturday, March 10, 1900 - Bill Creating Borough Passed by House

Saturday, March 17, 1900 - Disastrous Fire

Saturday, March 24, 1900 - Metuchen a Borough

Monday, July 20, 1936 - The St. Louis Cardinals play the Metuchen Baseball Club at the High School Field

Images of America - MetuchenOrder your copy from the Metuchen Edison Historical Society today.


The Changing Landscape of Metuchen

Metuchen Edison Trivia page

Metuchen Edison Historical Society page

Old Metuchen Edison Photos page

James Halpin CPA page

Laser Twins Crafts

Lasted updated 3/8/2002 by Jim Halpin.

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