Sources and assistance for these materials collected on this site include the Hopewell Public Library, Hopewell Museum, Hopewell Valley Historical Society, Hopewell Calvary Baptist Church, Hopewell Borough, Hopewell Township, New Jersey State Library, New Jersey State Archives, and New Jersey Historic Preservation Office.

Thanks also to the following individuals who have contributed materials to this site.

Books and Documents

  • Bob Gantz, for support of posting the Betty Gantz manuscript, Hopewell’s Past.
  • Rick Porter, for contributing several cultural resource studies and other local research.
  • Nancy Kennedy, the N. J. Council for the Social Studies, and Margaret Crocco for support of posting two Women’s Suffrage publications, Reclaiming Lost Ground and the N. J. Election returns for the 1915 N. J. woman suffrage referendum.
  • Jim Davidson, for preserving the Dean Ashton manuscript, Hopewell Academy, now also archived at the Hopewell Museum.
  • Kurt Jones, for support of posting A Stroll Through Historic Hopewell by Audrey Jones.



  • Roberta Mayer, author of 1909 Hopewell, New Jersey: One‐Hundred Years Later (Blurb, 2009), for images from the original 1909 Hopewell booklet, plus corresponding photos of the same buildings in 2009.
  • Carol and Bob Meszaros, for contributing Hopewell Borough postcards scanned from their extensive collection, that features Hopewell Valley and Titusville.
  • Steve Cohen, for contributing many postcards scanned from his collection that focuses on real image cards from Pennsylvania and into New Jersey.
  • Dick and Hope Sudlow, for contributing images of Hopewell Borough and other local materials.
  • Irene Wildgrube, for contributing postcards of Hopewell Borough, Pennington, and Titusville scanned from her collection.
  • Jean Harrington, for contributing Hopewell Borough postcards scanned from her collection.
  • Bill Frenchu, for contributing Hopewell Borough postcards from his collection, scanned by Jack Koeppel.