MCHA Oral History Project

History... in Their Own Voice

This collection has been created and curated by MCHA staff to document the stories 

of Monmouth County, both past and present. Check back often as new categories are added!

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Select a Collection to Meet Our Narrators:

Digital Diversity

MCHA presents fascinating stories from some of our underrepresented communities. The collections will expand as we continue to capture Monmouth County not only as it was, but as it is today - and as it should be remembered in the future.

African American /
Black History

Coming Soon!

Memories of Old Freehold


Freehold has been historic from the start. From the Revolution to its reflection of small town America, this place has always been special. It will forever be His Hometown, and that's just fine with us. Hear the stories of those who call Freehold home as well.