Tag: Rick Geffken

Historical Association Looks Forward To 2018

By Muriel J. Smith RED BANK – It was a combination of the “Greatest Show on Earth” and the 119th annual meeting of the Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA) as...

February 5, 2018 | comments

Attempts To Rescue a Jersey Shore Landmark

By Jay Cook Hidden in the shadow of the Highlands Bridge, the average beachgoer might be surprised to know they drive by one of the oldest houses on the Jersey Shore...

December 12, 2016 | comments

The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of History

By Rick Geffken When Sallie Adams and Tom Kaiser starting looking around Monmouth County for a new home in 1994, they were less interested in its rich history than in...

July 7, 2016 | comments

Effort To Save the Historic Sandlass House in Sea Bright From Demolition

By Rick Geffken It’s easy to look past the forlorn house on Sandy Hook as you loop off the bridge from the Highlands and head toward Gateway National Park. Haphazardly...

March 31, 2016 | comments

Shrewsbury Celebrates Its History

SHREWSBURY – In celebration of the 350th anniversary of New Jersey and the upcoming 70th anniversary of the borough, the Shrewsbury Historical Society announced the publication of “The Story of...

November 20, 2015 | comments

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