Tag: Monmouth County Historical Association

The MCHA Tracks Sandy, Five Years On

By Rick Geffken | The Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA) welcomed a steady stream of visitors to its headquarters during an appropriately reminiscent rainy and windy day on Sunday afternoon,...

November 12, 2017 | comments

Car Crashes Onto Doorstep of 300-Year Old Building

By Jay Cook | SHREWSBURY BOROUGH – One of the area’s oldest historical buildings may have had its most undesirable visitor in its 300-plus year history last weekend. At about...

July 24, 2017 | comments

Sandy Hook Refugees, Long Ago But Not So Far Away

By Rick Geffken Remote and barren for much of its history, Sandy Hook hardly seems a welcoming place for refugees of any kind. Yet, during the Revolutionary War, it was home...

March 21, 2017 | comments

The Story of the Hartshorne Family Dates Back to 1676

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia One of the first things many of us will learn from a new Monmouth County Historical Association exhibit is that we have been saying the...

October 16, 2016 | comments

Church of the Seven Presidents In Long Branch Will Be Restored

By Rick Geffken LONG BRANCH – Ninety-five years after Woodrow Wilson last vacationed in Long Branch, the little chapel in Long Branch where he and six of his presidential predecessors...

January 21, 2016 | comments

Historical Chair Exhibit Opens Jan. 23

FREEHOLD – A reception and formal opening of Monmouth County Historical Association newest exhibition “Of the Best Materials and Good Workmanship: 19th Century New Jersey Chairmaking” will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday,...

January 19, 2016 | comments

Historic Four Corners Lantern Tour

The annual Historic Four Corners Lantern Tour will be held Friday, Dec. 4 at 6 and 8 p.m. with reservations now available for the space limited event. The annual event...

November 27, 2015 | comments

Historical Association Looking for Edelstein Portraits

The Monmouth County Historical Association is organizing an exhibition showcasing the work of renowned photographer Monroe Edelstein and encouraging members of the community to participate. From 1960 to 1990 Edelstein...

June 12, 2015 | comments

Weekend in Old Monmouth Tour Sites Announced

LOVERS OF HISTORY are invited to tour 45 different local sites during “Weekend in Old Monmouth,” held throughout Monmouth County, on May 2 and 3. During the annual event, all...

April 10, 2015 | comments

Marlpit Hall Oil Tank Overflow Being Remedied

[singlepic id=1023 w= h= float=none]MIDDLETOWN –Remediation is continuing this week and will be ongoing following an undergound oil tank overflow at Marlpit Hall, Kings Highway last Wednesday. Emergency crews, township...

March 20, 2015 | comments

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