Historical Committee


Office Hours

Monday:         8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday:        8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday:       8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday:             8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Carol Banicki, Borough Historian, Chairperson
Janet Ecke, Vice Chairperson
Lisa N. Weddle
Simone Tsigounis, Liaison
Kathleen Savas, Liaison
The Historical Committee meets every month on the Fourth Thursday
at 4:30 PM in the Tallman House.


The Cresskill Historical Committee is a focus group dedicated to the collection, preservation and dissemination of Cresskill history. 

  • Bring together persons interested in history.
  • Discover, collect and preserve material of historic value.
  • Provide means and assistance for the public to study, appreciate and view history.
  • Participate in activities to advance public awareness about local history.
  • Research, write and publish materials for public availability.
  • Provide support and assistance to activities which catalog, restore and protect artifacts, documents and manuscripts.
  • Assist in developing the Tallman House as an educational center depository/museum for historical papers and materials.
  • Assist in the planning and development of the Merrifield Property.
  • Encourage, promote and support activities honoring Camp Merritt.
  • Maintain contact with, and exchange ideas with other historical groups in the Northern Valley and beyond.


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