Historical Society of Bloomfield

Walking Tours

Walking Tour of the Bloomfield Green Historic District (self-guided)


Other Bloomfield History Sites

Canal Society of New Jersey

The Collins House

Halcyon Park Historic District

Historical Society of Bloomfield Facebook Page

Morris Canal Greenway in Bloomfield Facebook Page


Books Online

Bloomfield Old and New, 1912, Joseph Fulford Folsom

Images of America: Bloomfield, 2001, Frederick Branch, Jean Kuras and Mark Sceurman
Paperback edition is for sale in the Museum

Images of America: Bloomfield Revisited, 2006, Frederick Branch and Jean Kuras
Paperback edition is for sale in the Museum

Real and Ideal Bloomfield: The Briefly-told Story of Church-Town, Township and Incorporated Town of To-day, 1902, Stephen Morris Hulin

The Turn of the Century: The Record of the House of Thomas Oakes and Company as their Centennial Anniversary is Celebrated, 1830-1930, 1930, Prepared and Privately Printed for Thomas Oakes and Company by The American Historical Society, Inc.


Historical Research at Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield Public Library Genealogy and Local History Page Access to Newspaper Archives, City Directories, Census Records, Township Maps, Bloomfield High School Yearbooks and other resources.

Other Resources

Camp Pinelock: An Anecdotal History, Candid Observations, and Memories of Camp Pinelock, Once a Unique Bloomfield Girl Scout Camp in Knowlton Township, Warren County, NJ (1946- 1961), by S. David Phraner, 2022

A Guide to Researching the History of a House by Home Advisor

Herb Fisher articles from the Independent Press from 1960 to 1963: Table of Contents | Compilation of Articles

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