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South River Historical & Preservation Society, Inc.

South River, New Jersey

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South River book cover





Postcard of Thomas Street looking north
Postcard of Moonlight on the river
Postcard of South River railroad bridge


The South River Historical & Preservation Society is dedicated to sharing and preserving
the proud history of South River for future generations.


Next Meeting & Program
June 22, 2022, 7 p.m.
South River Museum--Old School Baptist Church

The History of the Raritan River Railroad in Silent Movies
A recently rediscovered motion picture filmed in and around South River in 1910 will be shown. Railroad historian Tom Reynolds will also speak about other films that were shot in South River and the surrounding area during the silent film era.



If you have questions about South River history, stories or pictures to share,
or South River items that you'd like to donate, please reach out via
email, Facebook, or postal mail.
You can also call the museum and leave a message, but
you are likely to get a faster response if you send an email message.


South River Historical & Preservation Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 446
South River, NJ 08882
[email protected]
732-613-3078 (messages only)