Holiday Tree Lighting 2022

Locktender's House Kingston, NJ 39 Old Lincoln Highway, 08540

Come down to the Locktender's House! The Kingston Historical Society, with help from the Kingston Womens Chorus will brighten the canal at our traditional tree lighting. Event will be at 4:30 PM. Dress warmly!

KHS Annual Meeting & Program

Kingston Fire House

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Kingston Historical Society, Kingston, NJ will be held at 7 PM on Tuesday, December 6th, at the Kingston Fire House and also via videoconference and audio conference via Zoom. Our program for the evening: The D. & R. Canal State Park: Sustaining a Key New Jersey Asset. For a … Continue reading "KHS Annual Meeting & Program"


Taverns of Kingston-postponed to May 6

NOTE: Rain Date Saturday, May 6th You can still register for the May 6 event at: HTTPS://WWW.KHSNJ.ORG/WALKREGISTRATION Because of heavy rain forecast for April 29, we decided to postpone the event to May 6th. Read more about it HERE

Cemetery Tales (Kingston Community Event)

As part of the celebration of 300 years, the Kingston Presbyterian Church is holding a special event in the Kingston Cemetery.Meet some of Kingston’s ancestors, as they tell you their story, during an afternoon stroll through KPC’s historic cemetery. RSVP: call: (609) 921-8895 or email:

South Brunswick History Day 2023

Historical sites from Dayton to Kingston and north to Deans will be open for three hours of special programming. More details at: Our Event List Presented by the South Brunswick Township Historical Society. A Saturday “Scavenger Hunt” encourages groups to visit locations across the township over a three hour period from 11 AM to 2 … Continue reading "South Brunswick History Day 2023"


Book Talk / Annual Meeting

The Kingston Historical Society features an annual meeting speaker, Markus McParland, author of "Community Collection for Kingston, NJ" The meeting will be at the Kingston Firehouse, 8 Heathcote Road, Kingston NJ 08528. You may also attend by "" by pre-registering at our EVENT PAGE LINK Books will be available for purchase and autograph ($80 Hardcover, … Continue reading "Book Talk / Annual Meeting"

Holiday Tree Lighting 2023

Locktender's House Kingston, NJ 39 Old Lincoln Highway, 08540

Link to photos of this event HERE We brighten up the Kingston Lock starting on Sunday afternoon with the Kingston Women's Chorus and some light refreshments. Come down to the Kingston Locktender's House off of Route 27 as we kick off the holiday season. Event is "rain or shine." Bring an umbrella!