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All Middlesex County buildings will remain closed to the general public until further notice due to COVID-19. Only select County services are available on an appointment basis.


Publications and Lending Library
Middlesex County Office of Arts & History has a long history of outstanding and award-winning publications.  All publications are FREE.  If the Publication is not in PDF form below, please call, write or email us to receive a hard copy.

Civil War in New Jersey
76 pages with historic images about NJ and the Civil War. Perfect reading for this 5-year period that recognizes the most divisive time in our history.
Civil War Resources for Educators to use in the classroom (PDF Booklets)
Diary of Elizabeth Keckley, an African American and former slave, from her time in the Lincoln White House
Louisa May Alcott​, her rememberances as a Civil War nurse from her journal
Treasures, Historic Sites to Visit as Found Throughout Middlesex County
Take your kids and family to historic sites in Middlesex County. Learn more about the founding of our towns and the significance of our people and places.
Oral History Guide
Oral histories are used in the classroom as an enrichment tool. At every grade level, the activity of gathering
oral histories can provide students with a stimulating and fulfilling way of participating in history.

Year of the Dragon Book and How to Draw a Dragon Booklet

Artistry from New Jersey Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework
In the Traditions of Our Ancestors
Folk Arts in New Jersey Traditions Passed from One Generation to Another
The Lost Histories of Perth Amboy
A story about the American Revolution, Destruction, Reconstruction
Indian Queen Tavern Monograph
History of the Indian Queen Tavern and the untold story of tavern life in New Brunswick
The History of Middlesex County is a "must have" for all students.
Folklife Program for NJ Brochure
This publication explains the folk arts in New Jersey, and the programs/services of our folklife program, in addition to those of sister agencies in other parts of the state.
Raritan Landing Classroom Activities Guide
This Guide was created as a companion to the exhibit Raritan Landing...Uncovering a Forgotten Past. It was written by archaeologists to inspire students and teachers to explore the rich history of Raritan Landing.
Rediscovering Raritan Landing - A Children's Book​
An introduction to archaeology and the buried treasure of Raritan Landing, original story and illustrations by Christee Curran.
Voices From Raritan Landing
Voices, the stories of 26 people who lived and worked at Raritan Landing in the 18th century.
Grant Writing Workshop, an electronic workshop for Arts, History and other Non-Profits.
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Office of Arts and History​
75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 
Phone Number: (732) 745-4489
Fax: (732) 745-4524
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