Tuesday, November 30, 2021


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Exploring the Historic Haven That is Monmouth Park

The noble stallion and the many beautiful, inspiring horse farms are a grand part of life in Monmouth County. Some are recreational horses, others are business partners, and one of the national showplaces of thoroughbred horseracing is Monmouth Park in... Read More

Lighthouses of the Jersey Shore

Sailors navigate uncertain waters by looking to lighthouses to bring them safely back to solid ground. The symbolism is too hard to resist as we begin our journey back to the comforts of the lives we know so well. So this month, Historic Havens will visit... Read More

A Historic Haven of Shrewsbury, Presbyterian Church

Located alongside the iconic Christ Church on Sycamore Avenue lies an equally historic and charming church. The Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury (PCAS) is the little, white church with the red doors. The two buildings are so close that many believe they... Read More

Christ Church Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

The intersection of Route 35 and Sycamore Avenue is one of the most historic in the county and equally one of the most spiritual. Not only will you see the Allen House Tavern and Meeting House, the corner is also occupied by one of the few Quaker churches... Read More

Living History Farms

New Jersey is the Garden State, and with gardens come farms and, of course, animals. So as The Journal celebrates pets and animals this month, Historic Havens will take you to some historic places where animals are the center of attention. These special... Read More

New Jersey’s Historic Schools

It’s back-to-school time, so let’s have a class in some of New Jersey’s historic schools. While New Jersey has a lot of them, many of the original, one-room schoolhouses have been lost to time and demolition. Still, there are some exquisite reminders... Read More