On July 17, 2017 the carriage house at The George Inn was moved on wheels from behind the Inn to Claremont Avenue. This video is created from 16,000 HD still images and was created by The Montclair Dispatch photo editing department. To see the video, click here. To subscribe to The Montclair […]
Caitlin Kennedy and seven other Kenyon College students, used their spring break to work on a solar panel project for five schools in Belize.
Caitlin Kennedy, a Montclair High School graduate, Class of 2015, and current student at Kenyon College, Class of 2019, took part in a solar panel project in Belize. We asked Kennedy to cover this High -Impact experience for the Montclair Dispatch. “On March 7, 2017 I traveled to Belize along with ten fellow Kenyon College students, […]
The American Pickers are headed to Montclair, N.J. in August in search of antiques, valuables, and more. Find out how you could be featured on the show.
American Pickers think your junk could be worth thousands! Montclair is a remarkably historical and well-preserved town complete with history exhibitions, historic house tours and museums (Didn’t know? go to montclairhistorical.org for more info.). For those of you that hold on to items of your past–we’re talking to you, with the overflowing garage and the delicately crazed […]
There was a long history of jazz festivals in Montclair, which eventually gave birth to the popular Montclair Jazz Festival.
Montclair jazz festivals throughout time. For those that moved to Montclair after 2000, most don’t even know that Montclair had a Jazz Festival prior to the now Montclair Jazz Festival, which is produced by Jazz House Kids. The fact is that we have had three since 1982. But of the three, one stands out from […]
Find out all the Montclair Historical Society has to offer – educational programs, tours and volunteering included as they share 50 years.
Take advantage of Montclair Historical Society this summer! Montclair houses inimitable homes and buildings from the past. Most have not been abandoned, becoming once-upon-a-time telltales, but actually maintained and utilized, creating that special charm that whiffs around town. Many of these old buildings owe their survival to the Montclair Historical Society, which dedicates themselves to […]
Special guests including the U.S. Secretary of State celebrate Memorial Day in Montclair. Read on for the holiday's history and our community's tribute.
Join the Montclair community at Edgemont Memorial Park on for Memorial Day. Monday, May 25 is Memorial Day. In honor of, we’ve decided to revisit the history of the holiday and how it came to be. The annual event, which now is celebrated with barbeques and trips to the Jersey shore, began way back in 1866 […]