Hopewell Borough History Briefs

These History Briefs provide historical information and chronologies on Hopewell Borough organizations, businesses, and properties, and the people that made them.

These research reports draw on the materials on this site, plus newspaper archives, deeds, census records, and information from local contributors. These are works in progress, and will be updated with new information as it becomes available. Comments welcome.

2020 – 2021 History Briefs Compilation

The current set of History Briefs also have been complied together into the Hopewell Borough History Briefs, 2020 – 2021 Edition, for convenient reading, searching, and printing. These contain twenty briefs developed over the past two years, plus additional maps, summaries of the collections, and references.

This compilation is available in two versions (PDF):

  • Full Version – The entire contents of all the briefs – 315 pages
  • Digest Version – One-page summaries with chronologies and key names and events – 36 pages

Hopewell Borough History Briefs

Browse the individual History Briefs, and search by title.

  • Click the document name to view it (Full History Brief in PDF format).
  • Click the Info column to read an associated post with more information on the topic.

See also the Hopewell Borough Property Reports for briefs on individual properties in Hopewell Borough.