Carolyn Wells Biographer to Speak in Rahway Most members of the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association are familiar with the name Carolyn Wells. Since 1997 when the Association began their popular “Ghosts of the Past Cemetery Tour,” the gravesite … Continue reading →
Join us for an Evening of Music and Mirth! On Saturday, March 16, the museum will hold its third annual Celtic Hearth Light Tavern Night beginning at 7 pm. Guests are welcome to celebrate the soon-to-arrive spring season with live music … Continue reading →
MDTMA - 1632 St. Georges Ave - Rahway, NJ 07065 - (732)381-0441 ***
Mailing address: PO Box 1842 - Rahway, NJ 07065
Funding is made possible in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Department of Parks & Recreation; the Union County Board of County Commissioners HEART Grant Program; the New Jersey Council for the Humanities; the New Jersey Historical Commission; RSI Bank Foundation; the Rahway Chamber of Commerce; and by numerous individual donors. Phases III-IV of the exterior restoration of the historic Merchants and Drovers Tavern structure is funded by capital grants from the New Jersey Historic Trust and Union County.
The mission of the Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum is to preserve the historic Merchants and Drovers Tavern and Terrill Tavern structures; develop the site as a museum; preserve and interpret local history in partnership with the community; and serve as an educational, cultural, and historic resource.