Welcome to the MEHS web site. On this site you will find news and information about the society's programs and activities, copies of our newsletters, and other items of interest. If you are looking for some previously posted information, here is a link to our old web site pages. Go to www.jhalpin.com for Jim Halpin's collection of historic photographs.
We are now on Facebook! Click Here A great place to ask questions about the Metuchen-Edison area.
"To Cast a Freedman's Vote"
Thomas Mundy Peterson at the crossroads of suffrage, citizenship, & civil rights.
Presented by historian & author Gordon Bond.
Sunday March 24, 2013 2:00pm at the Old Franklin Schoolhouse 491 Middlesex Ave. Metuchen NJ
Edison Memorial Tower under renovation. 11-2012
Nannygoats: Winter Spring 2012 Click Here
Go to our Links page for connections to other interesting sites, and Archives page for historical information.
New Book about Metuchen and life.
Exit 10 a book by Tom Cheche Click Here for order form.
Contact us at:
P.O. Box 61 Metuchen, NJ 08840
The Metuchen Edison Historical Society is a nonprofit corporation organized under the provisions of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The mission of the Metuchen-Edison Historical Society is to stimulate and promote an interest in and an appreciation of the history of the geographic area in and around the Borough of Metuchen,and the Township of Edison in the County of Middlesex New Jersey.
To fulfill this mission, the Society shall foster the creation, collection, preservation, and maintenance of physical material related to the history of Metuchen and Edison, make the material available to the public in various formats, and increase public awareness of this history.
The MEHS archive is located in the Grimstead room of the Metuchen Public Library
480 Middlesex Ave. Metuchen NJ.
Photos above L to R: Thomas Edison as he looked when he invented at Menlo Park, Metuchen Shuttle, Edison's Laboratory Menlo Park, Main St. Metuchen.
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