This website is dedicated to the Michelin Plant on Ford Avenue, the Evans Family, Dr Forney and his sons, who they have given so much to the town of Milltown and for playing an important role in forming the town we love and respect. Also dedication goes to the remaining historical sites that are remaining that we hold dear to our heart, also to the ones that we have lost to the senseless disregard of our town history and to what makes this town so special, the residents that live and work here. We need to stop the senseless destruction of our historical landmarks and Milltown's history now before its to late and is lost forever.

Talking about our Town History is one Thing- Saving it is Another

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The people of the John C Evans Project and hundreds of Milltown residents are concerned the direction Milltown is heading.

Milltown was stated by hard working caring folk who had deep ties into its history, wonderful and unique heritage.

From the first Americanized Michelin tire and rubber manufacturing plant, the Raritan River Railroad and its importance to Milltown, the now lost and gone forever Forney House, The Mill, the Kuhlthau Historical District with its shops and historical buildings, have been demolished and to the many other historical buildings and sites that have or will be lost if the present disregard for Milltown's history and heritage is left unchecked.

For the most part, Milltown residents do not want to see their quaint, quiet, friendly, historic walking town to become just like any other town or to have big business come in and tell  residents what they think we need in town.



John C. Evans Project Inc. 

Michael Shakarjian 

19 Yarnell Ave Milltown, NJ 08850 



Donations are are always welcomed-Click Here

If you would like to join the John C. Evans Project you may fill out our membership form Membership Form

Voice your support for historic preservation to the mayor and town council-Mayor Gloria Bradford: the Milltown Borough Council 39 Washington Ave Phone 732-828-2100 x123

Support the local businesses on Main Street that support our cause

Write to Senators Rush Holt and Senator Lautenberg (others?) expressing the importance of historic preservation and continued state and federal support for programs to help communities preserve and protect their historic landmarks

Attend/Watch the council meetings and express your interest in and support for ordinances and actions that will help preserve Milltown's legacy and insure it's future success through historic preservation and sustainable development-Watch Viddler for Milltown Council Meetings

Contact Preservation NJ to let them know how your feel about saving Milltown's history and preserving our heritage



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