Useful links

Durand-Hedden House and Garden

A true treasure in the heart of Maplewood! Click Here to be taken to their site  and learn how to care for your house, discover local architects, learn architectural styles of Maplewood and much, much more. Just type in a key word in their search box and you’ll be amazed with the amount of information to be discovered about local homes and everything Maplewood. This is Maplewood’s only Historic House Museum dedicated to  teaching local history to those interested in learning about their community.

Old House Journal

Online Old House Journal is a great resource for restoring old houses. Here you can find products and services for homes built before 1950 and information on old-house restoration products. Click Here to be taken to their site.

Traditional Building

A product database for information on hundreds of companies frequently included in Traditional Building magazine. Click Here to be taken to their site.


America’s largest manufacturer and leading direct marketer of authentic reproduction lighting and house parts. Click Here to be taken to their site.

National Trust Insurance Services

Standard home policies often do not cover all the small details that make historic properties unique. You don’t need to be a certified historic building  to be eligible, just about any building that exhibits historical character, materials and workmanship can be covered. Click Here to be taken to their site.

State Information Links:

New Jersey Historic Preservation Office

Whether you are interested in establishing a local historic district, nominating a building to the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, or just interested in restoring your house, you can find information and guidance at this site. Click Here to be taken to their site.

New Jersey Trust for Historic Preservation

Created by law in 1967 to preserve New Jersey’s historic resources across the state. The mission of the Trust is to advance historic preservation in New Jersey for the benefit of future generations through education, stewardship and financial investment programs that save our heritage and strengthen our communities. Click Here to be taken to their site.

Preservation New Jersey

Advocates for and promotes historic preservation as a sustainable strategy to protect and enhance the vitality and heritage of New Jersey’s richly diverse communities. Click Here to be taken to their site.

National Information Links: 

National Park Service

Explores historic preservation and the tools we use to help preserve and protect the places where history happened. Visit this site to discover cultural resource programs to find preservation assistance resources, grant information, internship and volunteer opportunities and more. Click Here to be taken to their site.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Committed to preserving the places that tell the stories of our history. Privately funded nonprofit organization that works to save America’s historic places. Chartered by Congress in 1949. Click Here to be taken to their site.