Clayton Historic Preservation

Clayton, New Jersey 08312



Clayton Historic Preservation, Inc. (CHP) collects personal papers, local business and organization records, photographs, scrapbooks, early maps, genealogies, church histories, family Bibles, Civil War sketches and history books, newspapers, artifacts, and more.  Our museum archival holdings total over 100 linear feet of materials, dating from circa 1850 to present. The museum located at 29 East Avenue, is a showplace for these Clayton artifacts.  Open every third  Saturday, from 1:00 PM through 3:00 PM, admission is free.

 Clayton Historic Preservation, Inc. (CHP) is a non profit organization under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501 (c) (3).  Donors can deduct contributions they make under IRC Section 170.

 CHP also is qualified to receive deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts

under Section 2055,2106, or 2522.


     If you are already a member of the Clayton Historic Preservation, we hope you will continue your annual membership.  CHP memberships also make a great gift idea for the Holidays, birthdays, new neighbor welcoming gift, far from home military personnel, or for that special someone who holds Clayton close to their heart.


  If you haven't been with us for a while, please join us again; we've missed you. WE WANT YOU BACK !!!!!!!


Revised  08/26/2017pl

Annual Membership** Program


                                 Individual                        $    12.00

                                                        Family                            $    20.00  

                                                        Benefactor                      $    25.00

                                                        Business                         $    50.00 


Lifetime Membership:


                                                        Individual                                $ 100.00

                                                        Business                                  $ 200.00


**Membership entitles associate to receive, free, our quarterly newsletter for one year. Membership are non-transferrable.


Please make your check or money order payable to CHP and mail it to CHP, PO Box 29, Clayton, NJ 08312-0029.


Thank you for helping us preserve Clayton's unique heritage through your continuing support.  As our displays change, we hope you visit us soon.







Revised 12/31/2012


Business Lifetime Members



Barclay Funeral Home, Clayton, NJ

Clayton Volunteer Fire Co. #1, Inc., Clayton, NJ

Doughty's Furniture & Mattress, Clayton, NJ

Hungerford & Terry, Inc., Clayton, NJ




2014-2015 Business Members


Ewing Associates - Land Surveyors, Clayton, NJ

Fulton Bank of New Jersey

Timothy D. Scaffidi, Esquire, Woodbury, NJ




Revised 05/09/2014