Copies of the current and previous issues of the Madison Historical Society Newsletter have been archived on our website server and are accessible for easy download.
Available issues may be accessed by selecting on the appropriate links (in green) below. Initially the archive will consist of Newsletters from the 2009 - 2010 through the 2012 - 2013 program years. Later, we may add earlier issues. As new issues are published, they too will be added.
Note: The archived Newsletters are in .pdf format. In order to view them, you must have Adobe Reader (or an equivalent pdf reader) loaded onto your computer.
The following issues of the Society Newsletter are currently available for download:
November 2013 MHS Newsletter Headline: Annual Holiday Wreath Sale and Benefit Spotlight on History: "Remembering the Kennedy Assassination"
September 2013 MHS Newsletter Headline: First Fall Program: "The Presbyterian Church of Madison, 266 Years of Christian Witness" Short Articles: "History from the Dumpster" and "Tours of Hillside Cemetery"
April 2013 MHS Newsletter Headline: "Madison, Methodism, and Global Outreach" Spotlight on History: " Madison and the Post-WW II Housing Crises"
Headline: Spring 2013 Programs with Jon Gertner and Dr’s. Christopher Anderson and Vivian Bull
Spotlight on History: “Madison Heroine, Amabel Schraff Roberts”
November 2012 MHS Newsletter Headline: "2012 Wreath Sale at the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building" Spotlight on History: "Christmas in Madison and the Region Over the Years"
Headline: "The War of 1812 in Two Parts"
Spotlight on History: "Bottle Hill's Role in the War of 1812 and a Letter Home"
Headline: "Baseball in New Jersey, 1855-1870" with John Zinn
Spotlight on History: "The First Cy Young Winner"
Headline: "The Railroad: Key to Madison" with Carmine Toto
Spotlight on History: Madison's Architect
Headline: "Annual Wreath Sale to be Held on December 3rd at the House at Hartley Frames"
Spotlight on History: "Hartley Farms"
Headline: "Lincloln and the Larger Meaning of the Civil War" and "The Fighing 33rd: The Rebellious New Jersey Civil War Regiment" .
Spotlight on History: "A Most Remarkable Document"
Headline: "A Very Disagreeable War: Civil War Journal"
Short Articles: "The Terrible Toll of the Civil War" and "Madison and the Civil War"
Headline: "Programs Announced for Spring" Spotlight on History: "Well Known and Less Kown Facts About the Hartley Dodge Memorial"
Headline: "Annual Wreath Sale to be Held on December 4th" Spotlight on History: "Gypsies: An Important Part of Madison History"
Headline: "Luke Miller Dig Subject of First Program September 22nd"
Headline: "Dr. Perry Leavell Featured Speaker at Society Dinner" Spotlight on History: "Madison's Connection to President Lincoln: William O. Stoddard"
Headline: "The History of the Madison Fire Department"
Spotlight on History: "The Madison Fire Department
Headline: "The History of the Madison Police Department"
Featured Article: "Origins of the Madison Historical Society: