This is a list of the key reference books to consult for historical information on Hopewell Valley places, buildings, and people, with direct links to the documents and more information about them.
- See the Document Archives for the full list of available books and other historical publications.
- See Hopewell Valley Historic Town Maps for a gallery of local maps organized by towns.
See the Reference Guides for more detailed printable reference guides to historical material on Hopewell Valley history, including galleries with images and catalogs of sources and materials.
Hopewell Valley References
These references are grouped by type and places. Almost all are now available on the History Project site, although a few links reference other sources.
- Click the document name to view it (posted in PDF format for convenient reading and downloading).
- Click the Info column to read an associated post with more information on the reference.
The documents have been scanned from the original, and then had text recognition run on them so they can be searched. In some cases (marked “Extract”), the original text and images also have been extracted and edited from the original document into a more readable and searchable format. In these cases, see the Info link to view the original document.
|Hopewell Valley Atlases|
|1872||Beers||State Atlas of New Jersey|
|1875||Everts & Stewart||Historical Atlas of Mercer County, N.J.|
|1888||Bein||Atlas of N. J., Geological Survey – NJ & HV|
|Hopewell Valley References|
|1865||Barber & Howe||Historical Collections of State of N. J.|
|1882||Edwards||Industries Of N.J. – Part I (Hw Twp Extract)|
|Info||1883||Hageman||History Burlington & Mercer Ctys (HwTwp Extract)|
|Info||1918||NJ Bureau Statistics||Industrial Dir. N. J. (1901-18) (Hw Valley Extracts)|
|Hopewell Valley Books|
|Info||1973||Alice Blackwell Lewis||Hopewell Valley Heritage [HM]|
|Info||1985||HPC||Cultural Resource Surveys (1985-2016)|
|Info||1992||R. W. Hunter & R. L. Porter||Hopewell: A Historical Geography [AZ]|
|Info||2000||Jack & Lorraine Seabrook||Hopewell Valley (Images of America) [AZ]|
|Info||2017||HVHS||Hw Valley Hist. Soc. Newsletter (1975-2017) [HVHS]|
|Info||2018||E. Buck and B. Mills||If These Stones Could Talk [AZ]|
|Pennington Borough Books|
|Info||2022||Margaret O’Connell||Pennington Profile - Digital Edition (2022)|
|Info||2022||Margaret O’Connell||Pennington Profile - Digital Ed (2022) - Text Only|
|Info||2022||Margaret O’Connell||Pennington Profile - Digital Ed (2022) - Photos Only|
|Hopewell Borough Books|
|Info||1897||Normer Gray||Healthful Historic Hopewell (Extract)|
|Info||1900||Hw Herald||Hw Herald Souvenir Edition (Extract)|
|Info||1908||Ralph Ege||Pioneers of Old Hopewell|
|Info||1909||Fry & Whitehead||1909 Hopewell, N. J. (Extract)|
|Info||1914||Hw Herald||Hw Herald Progress Edition (Extract)|
|Info||1946||Dean Ashton||Hopewell News (1943-1946)|
|Info||1947||Dean Ashton||Be It Ever So Humble|
|Info||1960||Dean Ashton||Hopewell Academy and Graduates|
|Info||1987||Elizabeth (Betty) Gantz||Hopewell's Past (Extract)|
|Info||2003||Audrey Jones||A Stroll Through Historic Hopewell|
|Info||2009||Roberta A. Mayer||1909 Hopewell, N. J. - 100 Years Later [Blurb]|