The Califon Historical Society was founded in 1970 by a group of Califon residents who were interested in preserving and promoting the historical aspects of Califon.


Mission Statement

 The Califon Historical Society is a non-profit organization, incorporated in 1970, located in the town of Califon, New Jersey.  Its mission is to:

  1. Preserve and protect the town of Califon's unique cultural, architectural and industrial history;
  2. Preserve and share the area's rich history, folklore, arts and humanities of the past and present;
  3. Encourage preservation and restoration of historic landmarks in the town;
  4. Protect and display the museum's collections; and
  5. Provide educational programs and exhibitions to a diverse population.


Califon Historical Society
PO Box 424
Califon NJ