Milltown History

Members welcome at the Milltown Historical Society!

Join the Milltown History website to learn about Milltown history, or if you want to share by posting stories, discussions and photographs.

Milltown History

The Historical Society is always looking for new members who have an interest in Milltown history.For more information contact Society President Kathy Heilman at 732-227-1480 or Barbara Wright@732 828-0822.

Local History Links

Here are some interesting websites that will help you learn more about Milltown and other central New Jersey history. If you know of other interesting sites, or if you encounter a broken link here please send a message to webmaster Barbara Wright. Thanks!


There are no birthdays today


Blog Posts

Train Show Sat, Nov 14th and Sun, Nov 15!


Mark your calendars!

Come see Toy Trains and Raritan River Railroad Artifacts

Saturday, November 14 (11-5)

Sunday, November 15 (11-4)


  • Ø Spectacular Winter Wonderland with Operating Toy Train Layouts
  • Ø Santa Handing out Treats (bring your camera)
  • Ø Raritan River RailroadArtifacts, Pictures, Historical Presentations, and Maps
  • Ø Refreshments, Shopping Area, Crafts


Event Sponsors:


Jim Reid, Owner of Frosty Automotive • Milltown Historical Society • Milltown Library

• Raritan River Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society…


Posted by Kathy Heilman on October 22, 2015 at 10:47am

Hello from France!

A new member of this site writes :

I am documentalist for tv and cinema and I AM WORKING ON A DOUCiMENTARY FILM on the immigration of the people of gourin ( bretagne, france) in the usa and who had worked to michelin milltown factory at the beginning at the beginiing of the XX century
What is your interest in Milltown history?
For this movie, I am searching photos of the michelin factory from 1900 to 1929 :
workers who are working inside
the outcoming of the workers outisde the factory
and all photos who could be relive the michelin factory
Can you help her? Respond in a comment, or to her email.

Posted by Barbara Wright on September 1, 2015 at 7:30pm


Does anyone remember Bud Haefner's barbershop? 2 Replies

I would be interested in seeing old photos, hearing memories of Bud Haefners barbershop.I have many memories of going there in the 1960's Chicopee era. Bud and Charlie were a regular trip into town for me coming from Hardenburglane in the RFD rural…Continue

Started by Frederick (Rick) E. Remlinger. Last reply by Barbara Wright Apr 11.

July 4th Parade 1 Reply

Does anyone have any history on the fourth of July parade?  What was the first year it took place?Continue

Started by Regina Williams. Last reply by Barbara Wright Sep 17, 2013.

Vanderbilt Coles Schlatter House circa 1735

I'd be interested in reading any information concerning the above historic yellow house that the Milltown Historical Society or it's members might have.Continue

Started by Bradley James Arthur Mar 12, 2012.


I just joined the Milltown Historical web site.  Graduated from Joyce Kilmer in 1965.  Anybody out there that may know or remember me?  I am mostly interested in the history of Michelin Tire Co which I collect a lot of.  If anyone cares to write…Continue

Started by Peter Stricker Feb 26, 2012.



Latest Activity

DELAUNAY is now a member of Milltown History
Barbara Wright left a comment for Debbie Duke Frankford
"Welcome Debbie! Enjoy our photos and links, and I hope that you can share some memories with us here."
Nov 9
Profile IconMary Messeroll, Doug Weber, Cindy Jennings Rickard and 1 more joined Milltown History
Nov 7
Barbara Wright left a comment for Cindy Jennings Rickard
"Hi Cindy! I hope you will share some memories here on the Milltown site, and make pans to visit the museum whenever you are back in town. (You'll have to plan ahead- we don't have many volunteers so we open on request)"
Nov 7

© 2015   Created by Barbara Wright.   Powered by

Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service