Recently Peapack-Gladstone Bank presented a $500.00 contribution to the Chatham Historical Society to support their efforts to promote awareness of the rich history of Chatham Borough. Presented by Laura Zmijeski, Assistant Vice President, Wealth Management Consultants, a Division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, to Helen Ann Rosenfeld, President and Amy Crandall, Vice President of the Society, this contribution will support the Society’s public appreciation of Chatham Borough’s character and history.
In France during the Great War, five Chatham Borough men lost their lives. In 1919, their sacrifice was honored by the planting of five red oak trees on the grounds of Public School #1, now Chatham Borough Hall. Sadly none remain.