Recognizing Major Donors in the Preservation of Montclair's History

"The more you know about history, the more liberated you are." - Maya Angelou

Preserving history and sharing it with others is neither easy nor inexpensive. The Montclair History Center appreciates the people, businesses, and foundations that understand the importance of history and historic preservation and support it in the community.

Photo: Montclair Public Library Local History Collection

Photo: Montclair Public Library Local History Collection

Benefits of The Landmark Society

As a member of The Landmark Society, you are helping preserve Montclair's history and educate others about it. Specifically, membership in The Landmark Society also provides the following benefits:

  • Recognition: All Landmark Society members are honored for their support with signage in the historic houses, on the website, and in the newsletter.

  • Personal Updates: Landmark Society members receive periodic updates on key issues and happenings from the Executive Director

  • Exclusive Invitations: All Landmark Society members are invited to at least one annual exclusive event to honor your generosity and commitment.

  • Private Tours: Landmark Society members can take advantage of private tours, led by the Executive Director, of the historic houses for themselves and up to 8 friends or family members.

Membership Levels

Membership is offered to individuals, corporations, and foundations who have given at the above levels in the previous year.

  • Visionary Circle: $10,000 or greater

  • Legends Circle: $5,000 to $9,999

  • Heritage Circle: $2,500 to $4,900

  • Preservation Partner: $1,000 to $2,499

The Landmark Society


The Whitehill Foundation
New Jersey HIstorical Commission, a division of the department of State.
National Endowment for the Humanities
The Landsberger Foundation
The Hyde and Watson Foundation
The Estate of Barbara Malcolm


McMullen Foundation

Heritage Partners

Boilings Springs Savings Bank
Lisa Caplan
Montclair Foundation
Christina Mayer and Kevin Cooney
F.M. Global Foundation

Preservation Partners

William Diggs
Jane W. Griffith
Catherine & Douglas Halbert
Investors Banks
Rosemary and Al Iverson
L & M Krieger Family Foundation
James T. and Frances Mills
New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner
of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Eugene V. Shahan