Westfield Historical Society

Where Yesterday and Today Meet the Future

Westfield Historical Society Reeve History and Cultural Resource Center

314 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090

Tel: (908) 654-1794

Archive located at:

302 Elm Street, Westfield, NJ

Board of Education Building - 3rd Floor


Tuesday 10am-12 pm 

or by Appointment

Reeve House Tours by Appointment July to September

September to June: 

First 2 Sundays of the month

The Society seeks to:

- preserve and share the rich heritage of the Westfield Area for future generations,

-to give voice to under-represented groups and tell the story of the common person;

-to build and support a community of people interested in history and culture;

-and provide tools for historical research and publication.

To donate or become a member, check out our membership page. You make it all happen! Help us share Westfield's history with the next generation.

THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF THE WEST FIELDS was founded in 1979. Its purpose is to preserve and make available information of historical and genealogical interest to those researching their family history. GSWF members participate in:

  • Indexing and preserving church, cemetery and other vital records...
  • Maintaining a vertical file with family history and genealogical research information...
  • Maintaining a surname card file with names/addresses of those researching various surnames...
  • Providing volunteers to assist researchers in the Local and Family History Room of the Library...
  • Donating books, pamphlets, manuscripts and periodicals to the collections in the Local & Family History Room of the Library...
  • Answer inquiries...

THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF THE WEST FIELDS is a non-profit organization with no paid employees. For more information on this site, please follow the following link - The Genealogical Society of the West Fields.