Refer to the following books for more information about Pennington. Also, see the New York Times Article.
Pennington Profile, A Capsule of State and Nation
Margaret J. O'Connell
Published by Harmony Press, Inc, Phillipsburg, NJ, copyright in 1966, revised and published as a Second Edition in 1986. A very nice, thorough discussion of the history of Pennington Borough.
Hopewell: A Historical Geography
Richard Hunter and Richard Porter
Published for Hopewell Township in 1991, this discusses the history of Hopewell Township, with considerable material about Pennington Borough, Hopewell Borough and several other areas within the township. This is an outstanding historical reference with excellent illustrations and photographs.
Hopewell Valley Heritage
Alice Blackwell Lewis
Published in 1973 for the Hopewell Museum, this is a wonderful book that immediately captures your attention. The book covers the general area of Hopewell Township by discussing the early families.
The Pennngton Area Presbyterians, 1709~1984
Edwin G. York
Published on the occasion of the 275th Anniversary of the Pennington Presbyterian Church. Not available for sale.
History of the Pennington Methodist Church 1774-1974
Compiled by Phyllis B. D'Autrechy
A small volume, packed with information. Read about the "Little Red Church," and the two later church buildings. Not available for sale.
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