Kingston Historical Society

Welcome to The Kingston Historical Society web site. The Kingston Historical Society was formed in 1997 as a non-partisan, non-profit organization to preserve, enhance and promote the history of the village of Kingston. The KHS has its headquarters in the Locktender's House on the Delaware and Raritan Canal, Kingston, New Jersey.

COMING EVENTS

KHS Annual Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
[Tree Lighting at 5:00 p.m.]
At the Kingston Locktender’s House, on the D&R Canal just off Rte 27.


EXHIBIT in the Kingston Locktender's House

The house is open April through October, on Saturdays, Sundays and major holidays from 10 am to 6 pm.

Princeton Nurseries - 1913 - 2013, an exhibit of KHS photographs and information about the nursery is on display in the Kingston Locktender's House from August through October.


Past Events And Exhibits

KGA Annual Fall Foliage Walk
Sunday October 20, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
A walk through the Princeton Nurseries Kingston site led by Rick Henkel
At the Mapleton Preserve/ D&R Canal State Park Headquarters,
145 Mapleton Road, Kingston

PRINCETON NURSERIES 100th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
in the Preserve
Saturday, September 7, 2013; Rain date: September 8

PRINCETON NURSERIES - 1913 - 2013
An illustrated talk by William Flemer, IV
October 9, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
At the Kingston Firehouse, Heathcote Brook Road just off Route 27.

Saturday, June 22, 2013, 11 AM to 3 PM
Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration
Kingston, NJ.

The Lincoln Highway - 1913 - 2013, an exhibit of KHS photographs and information about the Lincoln Highway is on display in the Kingston Locktender's House from April to September.