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50 Ways to Volunteer

Just in time for our 50th anniverary, we bring you 50 ways to volunteer at the Montclair Historical Society.  Something for EVERY one and EVERY interest and EVERY schedule! Be an honorary staff member File historical documents in the research library Help digitize historic archives and photos Upload Montclair images to the HistoryPin app Enter names into our mailing list Enter … Read More

Please fill out our survey!

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY! As we enter our 50th anniversary year, we are "Honoring the Past and Embracing the Future.  To help us do that, we are conducting a survey.  It's take you less than 4 minutes to complete and your input will be so valuable to us as we plan our next 50 years!  Thanks for your help! … Read More

Herb Sale Pre-order Forms Available!

Pre-order your favorite herbs at this year's sale! This year also features a selection of heirloom and old world vegetables. Pre-order pick up is on the first day of the sale, Thursday, April 30 before between 9 am and 8 pm. Please send orders to mail@montclairhistorical.org with your name and phone number listed on the form, payment is accepted before or on the day of. Pre-order Form 2015 … Read More


Hortense Tate Scholarship for Graduating Senior

In celebration of our 50th anniversary, the Montclair Historical Society will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who lives in Montclair and who is planning a college major in history, political science, anthropology, museum studies, humanities, or related fields. The scholarship is named for Hortense Ridley Tate, who moved to Montclair in 1921 to work at the YWCA on … Read More