Upcoming Events - January 13, 2018 — Michelle Chubenko presents The Evolution of Naturalization - Secaucus Public Library, Secaucus, NJ
Upcoming Events - February 10, 2018 — Joseph A. Grabas presents Using Hudson County Land Records to Explore African-American Genealogy - Secaucus Public Library, Secaucus, NJ
Upcoming Events - March 10, 2018 — Henry McNally presents Emigrants and Exiles, The Ireland They Left Behind - Secaucus Public Library, Secaucus, NJ

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The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society Awarded the 2013 J. Owen Grundy History Award by The Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy



Come Home To History

Celebrating 350 Years of Hudson County's Heritage History Fair

Participating Groups

These are the groups that participated in the October 9, 2010 "Come Home to History" Fair.

Participating Groups

On Display

African American Historical & Genealogical Society

The African-American Experience in Hudson County - Family Histories

African American Museum

Archivist of the Jersey City Fire Department

Bayonne Community Museum

Exhibit on the Bayonne Museum building

Bayonne Historical Society

Highlights & memorabilia from Bayonne, sales of ornaments and books

Bayonne Public Library

Exhibit on the mayors of Bayonne

Dr. Rachael Goldman Antiques Appraisals

Antique and historic item appraisals

Embankment Preservation Coalition

Displays on PRR Harsimus Branch Embankment,  Jersey City, and future reuse as park and trail

Genealogical Society of New Jersey

George Washington Commemorative Society

The Role of George Washington and Jersey City in The Revolution

Historic Jersey City Harsimus Cemetery

Exhibit. Note: the JC/Harsimus Cemetery will also be hosting a Living History Tour at the cemetery on Sunday 10/10

Hoboken Historical Museum

Holland America Historical Society

Exhibit on the early Dutch settlement

Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Genealogical Society

HCGS volunteers will be doing free lookups on Ancestry.com and other databases for History Fair attendees interested in finding records of their ancestors. Free genealogy research brochures and flyers plus HCGS mugs and t-shirts for sale!

Hudson County History Authors

Jersey City Free Public Library

Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy

Presentation on the preservation of a historic Jersey City site

Jersey City Parks Coalition

Kearny Museum

Exhibit on Old Soldier's Home

Lincoln Association

Display of artifacts from the Lincoln Association collection

New Jersey Civil War Heritage Association

Presentation on Civil War Hudson County regiments. On sale: the new book "New Jersey Goes to War"

NJCU: Jersey City Past & Present Web Site

Display on the Jersey City History website, hand-out materials and more!

Old Bergen Church

Exhibit of historic artifacts from Old Bergen Church

Peal Collection

Presentation of Bayonne landmarks

Preservation NJ

Display on endangered historic sites in New Jersey

Richard La Rovere Artist of the Local Scene

Exhibit and sale of local art prints

Save Ellis Island

Presentation on saving Ellis Island

St. Paul's at Bergen Episcopal Church

St. Peter's College

A look at St. Peter's College 1872 to present

The Jersey City Woman's Club

History of the Jersey City Women's Club founded in 1894

Union City History

Weehawken Historic Commission

West New York History