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Join the Westfield Historical Society for Lunch and “Memories of Old Westfield”

January 5, 2013 at 6:46 PM

WESTFIELD, NJ—On Wednesday, Jan. 9, longtime Westfield resident Bob Miller will present excerpts from the book “Memories of Old Westfield” by John Henry Frazee at the Westfield Historical Society’s monthly First Wednesday Luncheon.

Miller is the society’s program chairman, a member of the the Genealogical Society of West Fields and an “entertaining speaker,” according to Thena Rosahl, WHS Administrator.

The program will take place at noon at the Echo Lake Country Club, 515 Springfield Avenue, in Westfield.

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John Henry Frazee was born in 1873 in a house where the town’s WWI monument stands today. According to Miller, this book conveys the feeling that Frazee enjoyed every minute of his long life in Westfield, from the pranks he played as a boy to learning masonry skills from his Uncle Milton. Other stories in the book tell of Westfield’s inns, its first church, the arrival of the railroad and even its first schools.

The book also contains a chart of Frazee’s noted family history, which includes his Aunt Betty Frazee of Revolutionary War fame.  

To reserve your place at the luncheon, call 908-233-2930.  The cost is $21 for members and $26 for non-members, including gratuity.

For more information about the Westfield Historical Society and its upcoming events, visit www.westfieldhistoricalsociety.org.

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