Locktender’s House Closes for Winter

The Historical Society displays historical information in the Locktender's House on weekends from April to the end of November

KHS Holiday Tree Lighting

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

Kingston Women’s Chorus will sing a few songs and, after the tree-lighting at 5 pm

Annual Meeting (via Zoom)

KHS 2021 virtual Annual Meeting. It will be only a brief business meeting (brief reports and election of trustees); there will be no speaker/ program. Members have received a link to the virtual meeting. Send an e-mail to contact@khsnj.org for more information.

Talk: Why is Kingston Here?

Hybrid - in person and via zoom.us

This illustrated talk by George Luck and Charlie Dieterich will trace Kingston's many roles in history. All welcome


Locktender’s House reopens

The Historical Society opens the Kingston Locktender's house from April to the end of November


Kingston: On The Map

Kingston: On The Map, a new display, opens April 9th in the History Room at the D &R Canal Locktender's House, on old Lincoln Highway (off Route 27) in Kingston. On view Saturdays and Sundays April to November from 10 AM to 4 PM. Air circulation is limited, so masks and distancing are requested. See … Continue reading "Kingston: On The Map"



A Saturday Afternoon walk led by George Luck, Jr. Half way between New York and Philadelphia, Kingston was a natural place for inns and taverns for travelers. The first inn/tavern was established by Henry Greenland in 1683 on the west side of the Millstone River; subsequent taverns/inns were all on the east side. The walk … Continue reading "KINGSTON’s INNS and TAVERNS"


Rockingham: Children’s Day (CANCELLED)

84 Lauel Ave. Route 603, Franklin Township, Somerset County, NJ

News comes from Rockingham that they have had to cancel this event. Our friends at Rockingham State Historic Site will be holding their annual Children's Day in person this year. 18th century games &toys, crafts and presentations on 18th century life (dress-up) are just some of the activities planned for that Sunday afternoon.Co Sponsored by … Continue reading "Rockingham: Children’s Day (CANCELLED)"


Kingston’s Main Street Reflections

Kingston Fire House

NOTE: Date is now Wednesday, June 22. The Kingston Historical Society will present stories of Main Street through the eyes of longtime residents. This talk will be a "Hybrid" talk, with options to attend in person of via Zoom.us. For directions or to pre-register for Zoom (required), visit our "Talk" page: Follow this link to … Continue reading "Kingston’s Main Street Reflections"