The Borough of South Bound Brook Receives Another Grant for Our House

The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded the 2013 Historic Preservation Grants. Six historic sites will receive a combined total of more than $895,000 in 2013 Historic Preservation Grants from Somerset County. Click here to read more about the grant recipients. A well-deserved thank-you goes out to our own Kathy Faulks and Kathy Ormo [...]

2019-05-14T12:12:14-04:00September 19th, 2013|All|

The Eagle Scout Project for Pathways to the Outbuildings is Complete

This summer the pathways to and borders around the Smokehouse and Corn Crib were completed as the Boy Scout Eagle Scout project for Zachary Vatalare. For the project, he led his workers in excavating the pathways and borders, laying down the weed barrier and the stone. As an added benefit, having raised more money for the project than he ended up s [...]

2019-05-14T12:16:20-04:00August 31st, 2013|All|

Joyce Smith Receives 2012 History Award in Education

On May 2nd, 2012, the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission presented the 2012 Historic Preservation and History Awards at the Brook Art Center in Bound Brook. Among the recipients was Joyce Smith for her work in bringing Black History to the public. Anyone who has attended any of past Tory Jack Days know her commitment to excellence t [...]

2019-05-14T12:17:58-04:00May 2nd, 2012|All|

Show Your Support for New Jersey History!

Support state historic preservation efforts by choosing a “Discover NJ History” license plate. Monies from the Historic License Plate Fund benefit the preservation of historic property and the promotion of New Jersey’s history. For more information visit the New Jersey Historic Trust: Historic License Plate Fund. [...]

2019-05-14T13:02:26-04:00March 5th, 2011|All|

Author/Historian John Cunningham Signing and Speaking About His Book “The Uncertain Revolution”

Author/Historian John Cunningham signing and speaking about his book "The Uncertain Revolution" during the Battle of Bound Brook event at the Staats House, April 2008.         [...]

2019-05-14T12:26:54-04:00April 12th, 2008|All|