Friday, August 18, 2017

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All Saints’ Memorial Church

All Saints’ Memorial Church, also known as “the Stone Church,” is a strikingly different and beautiful compound of buildings, including the church, meeting hall, stables, rectory, and cemetery that is ringed by stone retaining walls. It sits atop... Read More

The Great Auditorium at Ocean Grove

(With special thanks to Darrell Dufresene and the Historical Society of Ocean Grove)   The entire town of Ocean Grove is a treasure trove of historic homes and architectural curiosities. It has the largest collection of Victoriana, or “painted... Read More

Historic Walnford

One of the most wonderful things about historic places in Monmouth County is how they continue on as living sites. Thanks to countless volunteers, historic societies, and the Monmouth County Park System, there are many preserved and very active sites... Read More

Weekend in Old Monmouth

Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 are this year’s dates that mark the return of the annual “Weekend in Old Monmouth.” Bonafide buffs and the historically curious wait for this special weekend that runs every year, rain or shine. “Weekend in Old... Read More

The Irish Immigrants and Allaire Iron Works

As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we remember the industrious Irish immigrants who have played such a critical role in the development of the region. Many of those original families still reside in our communities. So this month, we will take a look... Read More

T. Thomas Fortune House

As we celebrate Black History Month and the rich legacy of the area’s African-American residents, we focus on a recent success for historic site preservation. This past July, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group of citizens, the T. Thomas Fortune... Read More

New Year’s Resolution

As the New Year begins and you reflect on all you have to be grateful for and make your list of to-do’s, why not make the resolution to learn more, see more, and experience more of what makes New Jersey great? New Jersey played a key role in this nation’s... Read More

The Samuel Ogbourne House

Holmdel’s Samuel Ogbourne House is now the private residence of Sylvia Allen, the successful public relations maven, public speaker, and founder of Sylvia’s Children, which supports the educational and physical needs of more than 1,000 children and... Read More