The Reeve History & Cultural Resource Center is home to the Westfield, New Jersey, Historical Society. It houses the Westfield Historical museum focused on the history of Westfield from Colonial times through today.
This 1870's home is now the headquarters of the Westfield Historical Society which also owns the Miller - Cory House Museum located at 614 Mountain Avenue. To donate or become a member, please follow the link at the bottom of the page.
The circa-1740 Miller-Cory House was acquired by the Society in 1971. Located at 614 Mountain Avenue, it is operated as a “living museum” and staffed by Society volunteers.
Both the Reeve House and the Miller-Cory House are a registered as national and state historic sites.
The Society also has an extensive collection, stored at our Archive, and open to the public on Tuesday mornings 10 am. to 12 pm. at the Westfield Board of Education Building, 302 Elm Street, Rooms 300 to 302.
A very BIG "Thank you!" to all of our Sponsors for Applefest 2014!
We encourage you to patronize their retail locations! They truly have community spirit!
The Celebrate New Jersey Photo Contest sponsored by the Westfield Historical Society to mark the occasion of New Jersey’s 350th year concluded with winners being announced in three categories. The photos were judged by attendees at the annual Apple Fest on September 27.
In the Buildings and Monuments category, the winner was a photo of Thomas Edison’s home Glenmont in West Orange, taken by Thomas Muscella. In the Nature category, the winner was a photo of the Atlantic Ocean waves, taken by Martha Kieczykowski. In the People and Animals category, a photo of two male horses at Watchung Stables, taken by Thomas Muscella, came in first. Prizes were awarded to all first place winners. Other entries by Cindy Beal, Jennifer Principato and Ray Roberts came in second place in the three categories.The winning photographs will be on display at the Reeve House during the Four Centuries in a Weekend event on October 18 and 19.
The photographers maintain all copyright of these photos - please do not copy without prior authorization from them.
Congratulations to all on capturing the beauty in our great state of New Jersey!
Thanks to all of the volunteers who worked their hearts out to bring you a historical and enjoyable, fun-filled afternoon at the Reeve House! Pictures of the day to come shortly!
Please continue to support the Westfield Historical Society! Renew your Membership today!
Remember to renew your membership for 2014! We need your help to maintain the Reeve History & Cultural Resource Center and Miller Cory Historic sites! Your membership also helps us bring you lectures and events that celebrate our Nation's History! Don't delay - Renew Today!
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Luncheon Lectures re-convene in September. Stay tuned for upcoming presentations.