Local History & Genealogy Links
Local/Regional Organizations and Groups
Surrounding Area Groups & Resources
Joining a local or regional Internet-based mailing list will put you in touch with other very helpful researchers.
Sussex County free genealogy mailing list instructions:
A “Thank You” to Cathy DiPietro- List Admin NJSussex
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Mailing List: Minisink Area
A new mailing list has been created recently for the Minisink Valley area:
(with a “Thank You” to Diane Ward Stives for the following information:) Thank you!
Instructions for subscribing:
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Place one word in the message portion:
If you prefer digest mode, should send the message instead to
Then after you receive the welcome message send your queries or information to:
A definition of the Minisink Valley area:
( It is defined as the Minisink Historical Society defines the Minisink Valley.)
In Sullivan County, NY – that area surrounding and including Forrestburg and along the Delaware River near Minisink Ford to the Orange County, NY line.
In Orange County, NY – that area surrounding and including Port Jervis, Greenville and Deerpark
In Sussex County, NJ – that area bordering the Delaware River from the Orange county line, down past Montague and Sandyston to the Delaware Water Gap
Also Monroe Co., PA
In Pike County, PA – that area bordering the Delaware River from the Orange County, NY line, down past Matamoras, Milford, Minisink Island, Dingmans Ferry to the Delaware Water Gap. Plus that area bordering the Delaware River from Lackawaxen, PA along side of Sullivan County, NY line to the Orange County, NY line.
You can better see the area by looking at the Map on the Minisink Historical Society page: ( The map entitled the Minisink Valley).
Other Helpful Links
An introduction to Native American Life in New Jersey & the surrounding region. Provides information on resources for the study of the prehistory and archaeology of New Jersey.
American Association of Museums
Association for Gravestone Studies
Association of African American Museums
NJ Aviation Hall of Fame
NJ Historical Commission
NJ Historical Society
NJ Historic Trust
NJ State Museum
Old Barracks Museum
Preservation New Jersey
Saving Graves – New Jersey
US & State County Formation Maps
Meanings of terms & descriptions