East Brunswick Historical Society

Welcome to the EB Historical Society!

The East Brunswick Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and presenting the social, cultural, and political history of East Brunswick as well as highlighting state and national topics that have had an impact on our community.


 Who are we?

All of our members are volunteers who are interested in history and want to participate in the goals of the society. 


Our Goals:

Stimulate interest in history, particularly East Brunswick history, and protect and preserve historical sites, structures, artifacts, memorabilia, and documents in order to create a cultural heritage as well as highlighting important state and national topics.


Some of our Projects:

  Creation of the Historical District of Old Bridge.

Preparation of first Historic District Ordinance in the County.

Creation of the East Brunswick Museum.


 Some of our Programs:

 Program celebrating East Brunswick's 150th Birthday

Program honoring WWII veterans

Program on the Bill of Rights

Program on the history of Smith Apple Farm

Program on the 250th birthday of Benjamin Franklin

Program on our Great Founding Fathers

Coming Events

On Sunday, February 23, 2020, There will be a program on The History of East Brunswick.  Manny Alvarez will review what was here before 1860; Mark Nonsteid will review the history from the start of East Brunswick in 1860 to the present; and Mayor Brad Cohen will comment on plans for where we go from here. The program and discussion will start at 2:00 p.m. at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center on 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.  

Admission, parking, and refreshments are free.