Mission Statement: The mission of the Hunterdon County Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the evolving social and material history of the entire County of Hunterdon, New Jersey. The Society will fulfill its mission through educational programs, research and publications, and by maintaining for public benefit the growing collections of the Society and the buildings that house them: The HCHS Archives, the Hiram E. Deats Memorial Library and the 1845 Doric House Museum.
Funding has been made possible in part by:

The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation,
The Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and
The New Jersey Historical Commission through funds administered by
The Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey
The Large Foundation
Investors Foundation
Private Donors


Funding for website design & maintenance by:
The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation
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Announcing Summer Library Research Hours:
Every Thursday: 10 am- 4 pm
OPEN Wednesday, June 14, July 12 & August 9:
6-9 pm

OPEN Saturday, June 24, July 22 & August 26:
10 am-4 pm

Doric House: Open by appointment year-round & for Special Events & Exhibits



For questions about accessibility or for accommodations contact Patricia Millen, Executive Director @ 908-782-1091 or email: patricia.hchs@embarqmail.com.