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Apr 19, 2022

‘A Weekend in Old Monmouth’ Returns for 2022

The Monmouth County Historical Commission have announced the return of A Weekend in Old Monmouth with 50 historic sites throughout Monmouth County on Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 5 pm and on Sunday, May 1 from noon to 5 pm.

“We are excited about the return of ‘A Weekend in Old Monmouth’ historic tour, after a hiatus due to the pandemic,” said Commissioner Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the Monmouth County Historical Commission. “The tour is organized into four segments and will feature local organization’s museums and historic buildings, which will provide a glimpse into the lives of Monmouth County’s extensive history. All fees will be waived at the participating sites during the weekend.”

The sites on the tour are generally operated independently. The self-guided tour allows to easy access and various transportation routes between the sites. To start planning your route, preview the tour sites on the county’s website at www.visitmonmouth.com.

A published tour guide that includes all participating site locations and map, programming and contact information will be available at any historic site on the tour or by downloading the guide at www.visitmonmouth.com.

The Historical Commission is also offering a virtual tour that will present all 50 historic sites in an interactive format which will include information, photos, and a map of the tour guide. Each tour site is now a “story point” on an interactive map using state-of-the-art technology.

The annual Weekend in Old Monmouth tour is coordinated by the Monmouth County Historical Commission. The Historical Commission, which was established by the Board of Chosen Freeholders in 1988, is dedicated to the preservation of the county’s rich historic heritage. As advocates for the preservation of historic properties, sites and projects, the Commission encourages residents to be involved as well.

For more information on the tour, visit click here.