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The Museum and Library will be closed on Thursday, April 24.


TEA with ME
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
4:00 - 6:00 o'clock
Navesink Country Club
50 Luffburrow Lane
Middletown, NJ 07748

Click here to purchase tickets.


A joint program between Monmouth County Parks and Monmouth County Historical Association.

Saturday, April 26
Sunday, April 27
Noon - 3 pm

Begin your tour at Longstreet Farm to watch live sheep shearing.  Then ride a wagon to Holmes-Hendrickson House as costumed interpreters demonstrate the way wool was used in Colonial America with spinning, weaving, and hands-on carding activities.  Free to the public.



Plan your visit to one of our historic houses, opening for the season on Friday, May 2 from 1-4pm. 

Houses will be open through September on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Regular admission is $5, children and seniors are $2.50.

Click here for more information about our historic properties.



SATURDAY, MAY 3, 10am - 5pm
SUNDAY, MAY 4, noon - 5pm

Join the Association as we participate in this special program run by the Monmouth County Historical Commission, when over 40 historic sites in Monmouth County open their doors to the public free of charge for the weekend.  Visitors to our properties will enjoy special programming such as plein air painting demonstrations, sewing, open hearth cooking, and more.  Click here to see the official tour map and other details.


Historically Speaking Lecture Series
"Richard Road: Journey from Hate"

Tuesday, May 6

Junior League Monmouth County Headquarters
55 Center Street
Rumson, NJ 07760

Author and Professor of Neurology, Lud Gutmann, MD, will present his memoio on how the Gutmann family fled from Nazi Germany to rural Amerca and the challenges they faced along the way.  Books will be signed by the author and sold at the event.  For more information about the author visit www.ludgutmann.com 


Open Through August 2014


FarmAgriculture in Monmouth County 1600 -2013

  Growing History!

Farm Logo

Join us for this special exhibition celebrating hundreds of years of farming and agriculture in New Jersey.   Open through December 31, 2014. 


2014 Annual Meeting
Open to the Public
Tuesday, January 21 
Rumson Country Club
163 Rumson Road
Rumson, NJ 07760
The Board of Trustees of Monmouth County Historical Association invites you to attend the 115th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. The meeting begins at 6:30pm, doors open at 6:00pm. 
The evening will begin with a brief business meeting followed by a presentation by Sojourner Truth as portrayed by Dr. Daisy Century. Light refreshments will follow the presentation.
Admission is free and all are welcome.__

Micah Williams: Portrait Artist is on loan to Morven Museum and Garden in Princeton.  Visit www.morven.org




Updated 28 March 2014




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