The Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society

 

ETHPS LIBRARY

           

 

 

 

 

 

  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

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      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 

                                                 Wednesday, 10 am - 2 pm.

                  Other times by appointment with the Site Manager, Ellie Calcagno.

                      Free House Tours the first Sunday of Every Month,  2-4 pm.