Port Norris NJ
Port Norris NJ
Port Norris NJ

Community Activities

This is a community service, Port Norris Historical Society is not responsible for any of the following events. We do our best to keep up to date information, however all dates and prices are subject to change with each venue, please check with each listing for any changes.


Next PNHS Meeting
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Regular meeting at 7:00 pm
1723 Main Street, Port Norris, NJ


Second Fridays By The Bay
Cumberland County’s only waterfront Friday night option
Bayshore Center at Bivalve, 2800 High St, Port Norris, NJ 08349
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.



PO Box 16, 981 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, New Jersey 08323
Linda S. Hruza-Jones, President Office Phone: 856-455-8580
Email: Web:


Pencillings 1883  

Available for purchase

Port Norris Pencillings 1883
by Thomas F. Hollinger 

This book contains information provided from newspapers of the day published in Bridgeton, New Jersey. People called “local correspondents” would write down the “happenings” in the town then send it to the papers to publish.

Email us to order

Early Wood Architecture of Cumberland County, New Jersey

Available for purchase
The Cumberland County Historical Society
has a newly published book,
Early Wood Architecture of
Cumberland County, New Jersey

It was written by architectural historian,
Joan Berkey, and examines the earliest wooden buildings erected in Cumberland County. 

Download press release and how to order here



Our Neighbors

See Other Local Links

The Bayshore Center at Bivalve is a non-profit organization whose mission is to motivate people to take care of the history, the culture and the environment of New Jersey's Bayshore region through education, preservation and example. BCB operates the authentically restored 1928 oyster schooner A.J. MEERWALD, New Jersey's official Tall Ship, as a hands-on sailing classroom throughout the region; and offers shore-based programs and events in her home port of Bivalve on the scenic Maurice River in Cumberland County.
Bayshore Center at Bivalve,
2800 High St, Port Norris, NJ 08349

Chamber By The Bay
The mission of the Chamber By The Bay is to provide leadership for a healthy and vibrant business environment and to encourage responsible economic growth. Commercial Township, NJ is comprised of Port Norris, Mauricetown, Haleyville and Laurel Lake.

Dividing Creek Historical Society Events
Union Hall

Robbinstown School Free Public Library
Main Street Port Norris NJ
Cindy Tawes ~ Librarian
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Wednesday 5:00 pm-7:30
Saturday 9:30am-12:00 noon


Watermen's Memorial
Contemplation ~ Reflection ~ Remember the Past ~ Envision the Future


The Port Norris
Historical Society
Zackery Toler
For Outstanding Efforts
in History for 2016-2017
Academic Year

at the Port Norris
Middle School
June 14, 2017

The Port Norris Historical Society
See Past Awards


Port Norris NJ