The Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society
Located at the Benjamin Temple House, Drake Farm Park
Future Home of the Ewing Museum
27 Federal City Road, Ewing NJ 08638 ~ 609-883-2455
Hours of the Benjamin Temple House Museum and Library ~
Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
Other times by appointment with the Site Manager, Amy Karen Harter.
Free House Tours the first Sunday of Every Month from 2:00 - 4:00 pm.
Our large library of 610 volumes has a good variety of historical information.
All materials are available on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm or otherwise
by appointment by calling the Site Manager, Ellie Calcagno, at 609-883-2455.
Books at the ETHPS library that are especially useful for Ewing-related genealogies and history:
“Ewing Township, Mercer County, New Jersey: A History to the Year 1700”, by Joseph J. Felcone (Joseph J. Felcone, Inc.: Princeton, 1985)
“Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey”, volumes I & II, edited by Francis Bazley Lee (Lewis Publishing Co.: New York, 1907)
“Land Transactions in Ewing Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, 1687-1760”, compiled by Joseph J. Felcone (Princeton, 1983)
“Genealogies of Early Settlers in Trenton and Ewing, “Old Hunterdon County”, New Jersey”, by Eli F. Cooley (W.S. Sharp Printing Co.: Trenton, 1883)
“Ewing Township (Images of America)”, by Jo Ann Tesauro (Arcadia Publishing, 2002)
“A History of Trenton, 1679-1929: Two Hundred and Fifty Years of a Notable Town with Links in Four Centuries”, published under the auspices of the Trenton Historical Society (Princeton University Press: Princeton, 1929)
“The Trenton Story”, by Eleanore Nolan Shuman (MacCrellish & Quigley Co.: Trenton, 1958)
“History of the Presbyterian Church in Trenton, New Jersey, From the First Settlement of the Town”, by John Hall, second edition (MacCrellish & Quigley, Printers: Trenton, 1912)
“John Hart: The Biography of a Signer of the Declaration of Independence”, by Cleon E. Hammond (Pioneer Press: Newfane, VT, 1977)
“Descendants of Edward Howell, Bapt. 1584; D. 1655…”, by Emma Howell Ross (University Press: Winchester, MA, 1968)
“History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey, with Biographical Sketches of Many of Their Pioneers and Prominent Men”, by Major E.M. Woodward and John F. Hageman (Everts and Peck: Philadelphia, 1883)
“Portrait and Biographical Record of Hunterdon and Warren Counties, New Jersey” (Chapman Publishing Co.: New York, 1898)
“Archives of the State of New Jersey”: Documents Related to the Colonial History of the State, 1631-1751; Journal of Governor and Council, 1682-1775; Newspaper Extracts, 1704-July 1782; Abstract of Wills, 1730-1795