Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society
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The HEWHS strives to preserve and educate the public about the rich history of the two municipalities. In addition to a number of smaller events, the society holds a biannual historical house tour in October. It also operates the Ely House, a home from 1850 that serves as HEWHS headquarters and the adjacent Sara Hutchinson Museum. Visitors and passersby can also see a section of the railroad that used to run through the heart of the borough.
164 N Main St, Hightstown, NJ 08520
- Hours: Ely House: typically last Sun of month. Library: by appointment and most Tue, 7pm - 9pm. Call 609-799-8598 ahead to ensure the museum will be open. Both buildings are closed summers.