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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 with exciting programs that give visitors a time-traveling experience. One such place is Historic Walnford, […]

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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 Monmouth” is a perfect introduction to the rich history of Monmouth County,

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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 house in Red Bank was saved from demolition and approved by the borough’s

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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 their families in Mbiriizi, Africa. Sylvia is a colorful and strong woman, much like the 305-year-old farmhouse she

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