Title
Content Description
Boucher Collection
Collection contains a variety of items collected by the Boucher family.
Historic Sites
<p>Online!&nbsp; Over 300 homes, businesses and other historic sites are inventoried and available here online.&nbsp; Other documents related to these sites are available in the archives.</p>
Kirchheim Collection
<p>Millington First Aid Squad papers circa the 1950&rsquo;s</p>
Oral History Collection
Approximately 40 audio-tape recordings describing life in Long Hill Township by long-time Long Hill residents. Most of these tapes have been digitally re-recorded and are available on this website. Some tapes have been transcribed and are available to read in the archive
Palmer Collection
<p>Real estate transactions</p>
Stine Collection
Real estate deeds and indentures for the property on White Bridge Road, Meyersville, dating 1856 to 1947;
Stirling Silk Mill Collection
Papers and artifacts detailing the history of the Stirling Silk Mill from the late 1800’s to its destruction in the 1970’s and its historical importance to the local area.
Terry Kunz Collection
Collection of family papers and miscellanea collected by the Terry and Kunz families, either relating to their family, or our Township, especially Stirling.
Torrey Collection
Family papers related to the famous botanist, John Torrey (1796 – 1873) plus Journals of the Torrey Society.
Surnames List
This is an alphabetical list of last names extracted from items in the LHTHS Archive. Names are included exactly as they were written so please check alternate spellings. There is frequently more than one. You may locate the original item(s) where the surname is mentioned by contacting the Archive.
Books
Over 100 volumes about local history of Long Hill Township and the surrounding area, plus some books on State history particularly relevant to the Township.
Local History Files
Thousands of articles, ephemera, and artifacts about the history of Long Hill Township.
Local Maps
A collection of State, County and Township maps ranging from 1740's to the present.
Obituary File
Obituary clippings from 1963 to present (mostly from the Echoes-Sentinel Newspaper) of residents of Long Hill Township
Photographs
Over 500 photographs of Long Hill Township, dating from the 1860’s to the present. Subjects include people, industry and farming, historic houses, transportation, clubs, events, municipal and civic organizations, schools, sports and churches, and every-day family and business life.
Postcards
About 100 postcards depicting early life and landscapes in the villages of Long Hill Township and the surrounding area. We also have some postcard enlargements and color slides of Gillette and Central Schools and classrooms (1971) and Township Historic Homes (1986).