Monmouth County Historical Association

70 Court Street

Monmouth County Historical AssociationThe Monmouth County Historical Association was founded in 1898 by a group of community minded citizens in order to preserve a record of the history and fine traditions of Monmouth County. In 1931 a three-story Georgian building was erected at 70 Court Street, Freehold, to house its museum and library.

The Museum contains an outstanding collection of American decorative arts objects and relics of regional significance. Exhibitions on the Battle of Monmouth and various changing exhibitions are featured in the galleries.

The Library and Archives house a significant collection of primary and secondary source materials pertaining to Monmouth County and New Jersey history and genealogy from the 1600’s to present. Holdings include maps, manuscripts, letters, photographs, and church records, as well as an extensive collection of early county newspapers.

For more information, please call 732-462-1466 or visit

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