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.

If you are interested in getting involved with the Westfield Historical Society, there are a lot of committees that could use your help!

From designing educational and scouting programs, to working on restoring the Reeve House, to contributing to the Archives, we welcome volunteers with a few hours, a few days or a few years to spend working on a variety of projects!

Here are a few committees that could use your help:

  • Board Governance & Development, Nominating/Succession Planning & Long Range Planning
  • Finance - Budget/Expense Control, Audit, Investment, and Fundraising
  • Membership Relations - Membership, Volunteer Coordination
  • Museum & Archives - Oral History, Reeve House, Accessions, Hall of Fame, Genealogy
  • Reeve Historical & Cultural Resource Center - Tour Guides/Docents
  • Miller- Cory House Museum
  • Office & Property - Buidlings & Grounds, Human Resources, Insurance & Risk Management
  • Community Relations - Public Relations, Education, Historic Preservation and Web Presence
  • Programs/Events

If you would like to become a member of the Westfield Historical Society or to donate to the Society, we would greatly appreciate your help in safeguarding Westfield's history!

We need volunteers for next year's 1776 Picnic and also for becoming a Tour Guide at the Reeve History & Cultural Resource Center. Miller Cory needs volunteers too -- Please join us for the joy of introducing visitors to their local history!