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Donations in memory of Carolyn Ralston Nesbitt Wagenseller can be sent to:

Ralston Historical Association

313 Mendham Road West

Mendham, NJ     07945 





 Built by John Ralston in 1785, this one-room building was the center of the Ralston Community.  It served as a general store from 1785 until 1893, and was the local post office from 1893 until 1941.  It was acquired by the Ralston Historical Association in 1945 and opened as a museum in 1964.  Over the years, the museum collection has been expanded to include a variety of local artifacts including antiques, photographs, maps and manuscripts from the 18th and 19th centuries.  
The General Store Museum is open to the public on Sundays and holidays, June through mid-October from 2 to 5 PM on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month.  The museum is located at 313 Mendham Road - West (Rt. 24), Mendham, NJ at the intersection of Roxiticus Rd. and Rt. 24.   Limited parking is available in front of the General Store and behind the old Ralston Fire House near the Ralston Playground.  Call 973-723-0154 to confirm the museum will be open.  

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