As part of our mission to share Newark's history, the Newark Historical Society participates in various community events throughout the year. In addition, we are proud to sponsor special educational events for our members and local history buffs. Our two signature events are the Founders' Day Celebration and the Annual Membership Meeting. For additional event information, see info below.
History Along The Trails Bike Tour Wednesday, August 12, 2020 --> 9am to 11am Beginning at Phillips Park
Newark’s award-winning Hall and Pomeroy Trails were laid out along the routes of 19th century railroads that had a major impact on Newark’s history. Join local historian Jim Jones for a gentle bicycle ride to discover what the railroads and their neighbors left behind. The tour is offered in partnership with the Newark Parks & Recreation Department. The ride will begin at Phillips Park and end at Olan Thomas Park; round trip approximately 4 miles total. This rain or shine event is free and open to the public. Bicycle and helmet required. Ages 8 & over.