History of Hazlet
At a ceremony on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at Town Hall, Hazlet Township's Mayor Michael C. Sachs marked the township's 175th Anniversary with the reading of a Proclamation recognizing Hazlet's origins. Our anniversary year will continue with special events planned for Fourth of July, Hazlet Day, a history discussion series at the James J. Cullen Center and a special display of historic artifacts at Town Hall.
Here is the Proclamation:
Whereas, on February 25, 1848, the settlements of Hazlet, North Centerville, West Keansburg and other hamlets were set off from greater Middletown by the New Jersey State Legislature to create a new political entity called the "Township of Raritan,"; and