Mission: A private, non-profit corporation to stimulate, collect, preserve and interpret original cultural material relating to the history of Harding Township – all of which is available to the community. The Society also maintains the historic Tunis-Ellicks House located in the center of New Vernon that is used for meetings, programs and events throughout the year.
Board of Trustees for 2013
President: Chris Allyn; 1st Vice President: Pat Burke; 2nd Vice President: Mary Demeter; Secretary: Amy Nagle; Treasurer: Kevin Doherty
Trustees Ted Bruns, Diane Hinds, Betsy Holdsworth, Mark Magyar, Jamie Miller, Jon Miller, Betty Mills, Betty Noetzli, Jane Riley
Archivist: Mary Prendergast
Hours of Operation: Office/archives open by appointment.
Meetings: Generally the 3rd Thurs of each month (except July/August) at Tunis-Ellicks House
Membership: New members welcome! Contact the office for more information.
Funding: Historical Society is supported by member dues and private donations.
The Harding Township Historical Society welcomes anyone whom is interested in the history of our town. The Society has a variety if ongoing projects in which you may become involved, such as the preservation and operation of the Tunis-Ellicks house, a c. 1800 farmhouse located across from the New Vernon Post Office and the 19th century “tramp house” also on the Tunis-Ellicks property. Any officer of the Society will be happy to describe to you the program meeting and special events that are held during the year.