About SCHS

Mission Statement

The purpose of the SCHS is to promote public knowledge and interest in the history of Sussex County, New Jersey, and surrounding areas by:

  • Compiling, publishing and disseminating information;
  • Collecting, preserving and studying historical, genealogical and archaeological records, documents, papers and artifacts;
  • Maintaining a public museum;
  • Promoting the preservation and protection of buildings, cemeteries and other sites of historic interest and co-operating with other organizations of similar interest.

Executive Board

Wayne T. McCabe President

Jay Docherty Vice President

Richard Crawn Treasurer

Lisa Holder Recording Secretary

Xavier Gonzalez Corresponding Secretary


Ron J. Dupont

Alex Everitt, Jr.

Kiyoshi Hamada

Geoffrey Ithen

Harry Kaplan

Nancy Madacsi

Mario Poggi

Tammy Satter

Myra Snook

William Strait

Ruth Ann Whitesell

Wendy Wyman

*The Board of Trustees and Officers are annually elected on the first Tuesday in April.