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 Bruce Schwendeman at 732-828-0249.

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!



Blog Posts

Girl Scout Open House

Girl Scout Troop 80273 is hosting an open house on Sunday May 18 from 12 noon until  3 pm. 

Enjoy the hospitality of our Junior Girl Scouts as they describe life from mid 19th century until mid 20th century, and other fascinating history of Milltown. 

We will be serving lemonade and cookies as an added treat for visiting!

Posted by Barbara Wright on May 12, 2014 at 5:18pm


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.

Does anyone remember Bud Haefner's barbershop?

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 Nov 14, 2012.

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.

Come to our annual Train Show!

November 23 and 24
Over 10 Running Train Layouts
Santa with gifts 3-5 daily
Free Craft Time - Michaels
Shopping Opportunities
Raritan River Railroad Items on Display
RRRR experts on hand both days
Suggested Donation: $5 per person, children under 3' tall free
QUESTIONS CALL 732 227 1480


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Welcome Facebook Friends

 Many new members have signed on to this website in recent weeks, echoing the great rush of activity on Brian Harto's Facebook group, "Remembering Milltown".Please feel free to make this site your own. You may write blog posts, upload your pictures of Milltown and comment on other's photos, and share memories. Take a few moments to browse the photos that others have already shared, and read the Milltown History links if they interest you.And if Milltown History is a passion for you, I hope that…See More
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"Hello, It seems like a very nice house that you live in. I was always fascinated that he had RX on his chimney! I am a colleague of Aimee at Parkview, and a neighbor since I am on Harrison Ave. I believe that a neighbor of mine, Jim Lukach Sr. is a…"
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