John Crate Barkman

  On December 5, 1861, John Crate Barkman, a 20 year old resident of Long Valley, NJ, enlisted in Company F, NJ 8th Infantry Regiment as a Private. He was promoted to Full Corporal on September 12, 1864 and mustered out on July 17, 1865 in Washington, D.C. The...

New Jersey and the Civil War: Jan Williams: 11/5

New Jersey and the Civil War: Jan Williams: 11/5

The Washington Township Historical Society building might be closed but we are still as active as ever!  Jan Williams will present a program on November 5, 2018 at 7:00 at the WT Public Library.  Registration is required.  Please go on the WTPL website under events or...

The Pathways of History: Sept. 22nd & 23rd

The Pathways of History: Sept. 22nd & 23rd

THE PATHWAYS OF HISTORY 9th Annual Tour of Historic Places Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, September 23, 2018 from Noon – 4:00 pm Family Friendly, admission free Planning for the event is underway. Updated information will be added...

WTHS Awards $1000 Scholarship

WTHS Awards $1000 Scholarship

Last week Eileen Stokes was able to present this wonderfully talented West Morris graduate with a $1,000 scholarship from the Washington Township Historical Society. Congratulations to Kathleen McCarver who plans to study history at Simmons College in Boston. In...

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