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The Museum of the Historical Society of Bloomfield features a collection consisting of furniture, clothing and accessories, tools, household articles, paintings, toys, posters, memorabilia, dioramas, maps, newspapers, postcards, letters, deeds, documents and books.

The Museum serves as a medium by which the Historical Society of Bloomfield fulfils its purpose of bringing together people who are interested in history, particularly that of Bloomfield?s and its neighboring communities. The Society works to discover and collect materials helpful to the establishment or illustration of the history of the area. It also provides the preservation of such material and accessibility to the public for the purpose of examination and study.

Visitors to the Museum can find special items such as the Cornerstone from the Daniel Dodd house, 1719, School Bell, 1758, Signed Book presented by Joseph Bloomfield, Ephraim Beach surveying wye level, 1823, Peloubet melodeon, 1855, Wheeler & Wilson sewing machine, 1855, Thomas Hughes' map of Bloomfield, 1856, Charles Vernon Ward oil painting, 1879, Hallock family crib made by John Jelliff in Newark, 1863, Peloubet-Pelton organ, 1885, Maxfield album quilt, 1886, Charles Warren Eaton oil painting of the Morris Canal, 1891.
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