The Westfleld Education Center will provide a place to learn more about the historical foundations of Westfield, its people that helped develop the community into a most wonderful place to live. The Education Center will serve as a community focal point in Union County. Using its historical artifacts, documents and stories to paint the picture of life in the West Fields of Elizabethtown from its original Native American inhabitants, through its foundation as a colonial outpost of the British, to its growth as a multi-cultural community after European immigration swelled its population in the early 1900’s, the Education Center will serve as the center of the community. By unnfolding its narrative through a variety of exhibits, multi-media presentations, hands on programs and vibrant lectures and re-enactments, the History & Education Center will help animate our past and present a potential pathway to the decisions facing us in the future. Community spirit through volunteerism, religious institution community outreach and a growing and vibrant business community have always been the foundations upon which our community ranks as a leading place to settle and raise a family.
Rooted in its history, Westfield reflects many people with many origins but a common purpose focused on community involvement where learning from the past is integral to the journey to the future. The Westfield Historical Society in its Education Center will bring to life, the narrative of its people and their activities that have made this town a focal point of life in Northern New Jersey.
Please help us by making a donation to our Educational Center fund. We need your help to make this a reality!