Chatham Twp. Historical Society at the Red Brick Schoolhouse Museum

The historical society was founded in 1975 to increase knowledge and awareness about Chatham, NJ, first settled around 1715 and incorporated in 1806. They maintain the Red Brick Schoolhouse c. 1860 as a museum and archive which is open to the public the first Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 pm.

The Historical Society of the Township of Chatham is dedicated to preservation of the town’s unique historical heritage.  They maintain the Red Brick Schoolhouse Museum where they coordinate educational programs, research, and preservation advocacy as well as manage the discovery, collection, and conservation of materials that illustrate the history of the area prior to and after European settlement.

Of Special Note:

  • The Historical Society oversees the Red Brick Schoolhouse museum and library
  • Open on the first Sunday of the month
  • Hosts special exhibits and programs
  • Participates in the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Open Day program and Morris County’s Pathways to History annual program
Contact info

24 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ  07928


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