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2016 Annual Meeting Date Announced

Posted on May 3, 2016 at 10:20 AM

The annual membership meeting of the Springfield Historical Society will be held at the Historic Cannon Ball House at 1:00pm on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

The meeting will include election of officers for the 2016-2019 term and the Preservation and Fundraising Plans for the Cannon Ball House.

To save on expenses, the annual membership dues notices will be e-mailed to all members who provide an e-mail address. A hard copy ...

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Support Springfield's History

Posted on May 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM


The Cannon Ball House, home of the Springfield Historical Society,(SHS), is one of four village homes that survived the American Revolution and the only one that provides tours to the public.

The first documented owner is Dr. Jonathan Dayton, uncle to the signer of the US Constitution for which our high school is named, and half-brother to Gen. Elias Dayton of Revolutionary War fame...

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Historic Cannon Ball House Open to Visitors June 20th

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House (CBH), located at 126 Morris Avenue,  will be holding an open house on Saturday, June 20th, to commemorate the 235th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield.  This conflict was the final major battle of the Revolutionary War to be fought in the northern colonies. Many artifacts from this occurrence are on display at the the CBH, incuding the missile that gave the structure its name.   The CBH is an ideal site to learn more about this...

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2015 Elections

Posted on April 12, 2015 at 8:55 PM

Officers Re-Elected at Annual Meeting

Posted on April 12, 2015 at 8:40 PM

Three Officers were re-elected at the Annual Meeting conducted at the Historic Cannon Ball House on Sunday, April 12th.

The following members were unanimously re-elected to a three -year term:

Margaret Bandrowski, President

Janice Bongiovanni, Treasurer

Barbara Rappaport, Director

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 9:15 PM

War and a President’s Signature at the Historic Cannon Ball House – Text by Ryan Olsen

Springfield’s Historic Cannon Ball House (CBH), located at 126 Morris Ave., will be holding an open house on the afternoon of June 22nd to commemorate the 234th ...

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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Springfield

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

http://njmonthly.com/downloads/7501/download/Rabbi_Israel_Dresner_and_Dr._Martin_Luther_King_Jr..jpgCommitteewoman and Springfield Historical Society President, Margaret Bandrow...

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Open House cancelled due to winter storm

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Due to the hazardous winter weather, the open house planned for Sunday, February 17th was cancelled.

Please check this site for announcements of future events and Open House hours.

Thank you for your interest and support of the Springfield Historical Society.

Presidential Open House at the Historic Cannon Ball House

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 7:25 PM

Springfield’s Historic Cannon B...

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