Members welcome at the Milltown Historical Society!
Started Dec 20, 2009
Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Wright May 14, 2008.
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The Raritan River Rail Road was begun in Sayreville, New Jersey in 1888 and by 1890 connected South Amboy to New Brunswick, serving the freight and passenger needs of the area. About 100 years ago a new passenger station was built in Milltown at the railroads crossing of Washington Avenue. This use came to an end in 1938 with the…Continue
Posted on February 19, 2020 at 10:00am
Professor Pau Merano-Bigas from the University of Barcelona in Spain has published his thesis, and it is available on the University's website as a series of PDF files.
The document has been fully translated into English, and tells the story of the rubber industry in Milltown, the Michelin company's venture in manufacturing in Milltown, and the impact of that business on the town. Professor Medrano-Bigas' academic focus is on print advertising, and he covers that topic in great depth,…Continue
Posted on January 28, 2019 at 9:11pm — 1 Comment
Milltown Historical Society 2019 Membership Form
Founded in 1968 for the purpose of preserving the historical and cultural significance of Milltown and to provide a congenial atmosphere where the interests of the members could be shared. We currently have over 1,600 artifacts housed in two historic houses.
Meetings: Third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Museum Annex.
For more information contact:
Barbara Wright- 732 828-0822 …Continue
Posted on December 19, 2018 at 12:30pm
Several of us have recently been searching Ancestry.com, building our Milltown and extended family trees.
These trees are searchable on the Ancestry.com site. A post I put up on the Remembering Milltown Facebook page showed that there is even greater interest in finding the family histories of many individuals, either residing in, or from Milltown.
These are the trees that we have worked on. If you would like help and advice on looking up your own Milltown-related family tree,…Continue
Posted on September 19, 2017 at 4:51pm