Learn about the History of Bernards Township!

Local History Collection
Search the library catalog for books and other resources available in the collection
Nettie Allen Collection
The collection is composed of roughly 2,800 digitized file cards, including the family lineages and historical details of the founding families of Bernards Township and the Somerset Hills of New Jersey.
Vertical File Collection
Our vertical files contain information on early families, businesses and homes in the township, as well as local organizations and the history of our town. Note: to search the attached PDF, CTL + F will open a search box where you can enter names and other terms.
Bernardsville News Archive
Full, searchable issues of The Bernardsville News, with copies from 1897 and 1903-2017. THE BERNARDSVILLE NEWS ARCHIVE IS AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY ONLY.