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             Links of Historical Interest

Museums & Historic Sites Nearby

The Hopewell Museum 
Howell Living History Farm
Washington's Crossing State Park
Benjamin Temple House
Old School Baptist Church 
​New Jersey State Museum
​Old Barracks Museum


Neighboring Historical Societies

Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society
The Lawrence Historical Society 
The Historical Society of Princeton
Lambertville Historical Society
Trenton Historical Society
Bucks County Historical Society 
Van Harlingen Historical Society


Local Libraries

Mercer County Library System 
Hopewell Borough Library
Pennington Borough Library


Historical Research Facilities/Organizations 

New Jersey State Library - many printed genealogies, journals, etc.
New Jersey State Archives - statewide vital records, wills, deeds, etc.
Rutgers University Library - includes holdings of Genealogical Society of New Jersey and much more 
New Jersey Historical Society - Unofficial Site (publication: New Jersey History magazine)
Hunterdon County Historical Society (publication: Hunterdon Historical Newsletter)


Genealogy Resources 

Be sure to also review the more general historical resources listed below. 

Genealogical Society of New Jersey - membership includes subscription to Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey and ability to read and post queries in GSNJ newsletter.              
Central Jersey Genealogical Club - holds monthly meetings of interest to beginning and experienced genealogists, membership includes newsletter.
Mercer County History Website - source of biographical and genealogical data extracted from various sources.
LDS Church Website - acess to millions of names and genealogical clues worldwide.
Ellis Island Records

GenWeb Project 

A volunteer project aiming to cover every county in the U.S. and Worldwide.

• Mercer County Genweb - for Mercer County queries, research contacts, links and more 
• Hunterdon County Genweb - note that the Hopewell Valley was part of Hunterdon Co. until 1838 
• NJ Genweb - includes links to every county in New Jersey
• US Genweb - includes links to every county in the US 
• World Genweb - includes links to every country worldwide 



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