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South River Historical & Preservation Society, Inc.

South River, New Jersey

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


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


General Meetings of the Society are held five times a year at the
South River Museum--Old School Baptist Church
64-66 Main Street, South River.

The meetings, which are open to the public, begin at 7:00 p.m. and include a program and refreshments.


Next Meeting - February 26, 2020
The U.S. Women's Suffrage Movement
The suffrage movement which led to the 19th amendment giving women the vote will be the program focus. Brian Armstrong, past president of the society, will profile key players and organizations and provide a timeline of events leading up to the passage of the amendment and first vote in 1920. An overview of prominent female politicians will also be provided.


2020 Meeting Dates


February 26 The U.S. Women's Suffrage Movement

April 22

June 24

September 23

November 18 (Annual Meeting)


We're adding content to our web site and to our collections to help South River history come alive for you.
If you have stories or pictures to share, or South River items that you'd like to donate, we'd love to hear from you!


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