- Israel Crane House and Historic YWCA
- Nathaniel Crane House
- Clark House / Library
- Charles Shultz House
September 21, 2014
The Montclair Historical Society is pleased to host a chair from The Artshare Project titled “Ascend” and a painting from Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern titled “Dialogue of Four Chairs: Water.” The chair and painting will be on display at the Charles Shultz House on 30 North Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ. Visitors may viewRead More
October 2, 2014
By popular demand, we’ve started a second class. Call 973-744-1796 or email Angelica Diggs, Manager of Audience Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org for registration details.
We’re offering a second session of the 6-week educational series for homeschool children, ages 6-10, using a combination of presentation, and discussion of artifacts and the history of Montclair. Discussion is followed by a craft associated with our rich history. The goal of our 6-week session is to expose children to history in a fun way by using crafting as a conversation starter. Children will spend one week on each topic andRead More
October 25, 2014
Hiking Tour of Mills Reservation co-sponsored by the Montclair Environmental Commission, Bike&Walk Montclair, and the Montclair Historical Society. A fall hike through Mills Reservation highlighting plants and trees as well as the history of this Essex County park site. Suggested $5 donation. Tour will start at Normal Avenue entrance. Space is limited, so please RSVP. Click here to register for the Mills Reservation Hike http://bikewalkmontclair.
org/bike-edu/learn-to-ride- classes/. For questions email email@example.com
October 26, 2014
Step back through over 200 years of American history at our historic properties at 108 Orange Road and 30 North Mountain Avenue. While at the Orange Road site, visit the newly reinterpreted Crane House to reflect the YWCA period from 1920-1965, check out the farm and meet the chickens. At 30 North Mountain visit the 1896 Charles Shultz House, home to three successive generations of the Shultz family, the house is a near perfect time capsule, representing an accurate record of late nineteenth century Montclairion society. Both sites are open from 1 to 4 pm. Admission: $8 per adult, $5 per senior, and $5 per child for both properties, same day admission. Family rate (1 or 2 adults and up to 3 children): $25. Free admission for members!
Chairs of Inclusion
The Montclair Historical Society is please to host one chair from The Artshare project – a collaborative group, entitled “Ascend,’ and one painting from Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern which is entitled:”Dialogue of Four Chairs: Water.” The exhibit will be held at the Charles Shultz House on 30 North Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ. Visitors may view the exhibit on public tour dates: September 21, October 12 & 26, from 1 to 4 pm. Admission to the exhibit and first level of the Charles Shultz House is free. Admission fees apply for a docent tour of the entire museum.Read More
October 17, 2014
Every see the reality TV shows when they challenge a chef to make something with unusual ingredients or in an unusual way? Chef Kwame of Montclair's new Vital Restaurant will be trying his hand at cooking over the hearth this Sunday. His food at the restaurant is delicious, but he's never cooked in a place quite like our old kitchen. Should be quite and experience for him -- and us! And … Read More
October 17, 2014
On Sunday, October 5, we unveiled the new Crane House and Historic YWCA interpretation. Assemblyman Thomas Giblin, State Senator Nia Gill, Robin Foster from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, and Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson all spoke at the opening ceremony. Then women who were part of the YWCA -- including Senator Gill -- cut the ribbon and more than 200 people toured the house. It … Read More
September 29, 2014
As a historical society, we don't mess with tradition lightly. Change is usually slow, and preceded by extensive research and analysis. The new color of the Crane House and Historic YWCA is no different. We conducted an analysis of the historic paint finishes on the house in 2013 as part of a larger Preservation Plan that was funded by the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund, … Read More
September 10, 2014
MHS offices will be undergoing system maintenance of all staff email. During September 12, 2014 through September 15, 2014 emails sent to firstname.lastname@example.org may not be received. To reach our offices please contact staff at 973-744-1796 and we will return your call. For current program and event information visit the Things To Do section of our website. Thank you for your patience during … Read More
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