The Union Township Historical Society's mission, with community support and involvement, seeks to preserve and promote the rich and diverse history of the Township of Union, Union County, New Jersey.
The collection and preservation of historical artifacts, photographs, manuscripts, published works and other materials related to the history of the Township and its residents is fundamental to this mission, as is the preservation of the 1782 historic Caldwell Parsonage, which serves as the Society's museum and headquarters.
Also fundamental to the mission is encouraging the preservation and appreciation of historic sites and structures within the Township. In support of this mission, the society displays its permanent collection, mount exhibits, develops and implements educational programs, issues publications, and makes its resources and expertise available to the public.
The Society is committed to a broad and inclusive representation of the Township of Union to fostering collaborative partnerships, and to strengthening a sense of community. Voted and approved by its members on June 23, 2002.
The preservation of the 1782 historic Caldwell Parsonage is important to the history of the Township of Union, Union, County. The Parsonage is in dire need of repair outside and inside the building. As the only place in town that houses the history of the Township of Union, it is of the up most importance to save this landmark. The Parsonage has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Check the need repair pictures in the photo gallery.