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April 2021

Third Thursday VetChat: Peter Meloro

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free

Join us on Thursday, April 15th at 7:30pm for a Virtual Sit-Down with Vietnam Veteran and NJVVMF Volunteer Peter Meloro Our new series, Third Thursday VetChat, gives you front row seat to an intimate exchange with ourVietnam Veteran Volunteers led by NJVVMF Trustee Melissa Ziobro, Specialist Professor of Public History at Monmouth University.

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May 2021

19th Century New Jersey Photographers: Gustavus Pach

May 20
Online
Free

The most successful 19th century photographer in Long Branch was Gustavus Pach (1845-1904), one of the several brothers in the Pach Brothers, a prominent firm with more than a dozen branch studios in the Northeast U.S. Gustavus Pach began photographing in Long Branch from a mobile wagon in 1866 and opened a gallery there the following year. He is highly regarded for hundreds of scenic stereo views of Monmouth County. Pach also made thousands of fine portraits, for which many…

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June 2021

Wood Carving Demonstration

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eatontown Historical Museum, 75 Broad Street
EAtontown, NJ 07724 United States
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The Eatontown Historical Museum is hosting a Wood Carving Demonstration on the back lawn, Sunday, June 6th at 2:00 pm.

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Eric Mendelsohn: Synagogue Architect with a Vision

June 6 @ 2:00 pm
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Free

Between the years 1946 and 1953, the American, German-Jewish architect Eric Mendelsohn built four synagogues in the Midwest, which were the crowning conclusion of his career through tumultuous times. In his book, Eric Mendelsohn’s Synagogues in America, photographer Michael Palmer records in detail these four Mendelsohn synagogues, located in Saint Paul, Saint Louis, Cleveland, and Grand Rapids. Palmer will use his photographs as the foundation for a discussion about Mendelsohn, his Jewish identity, and his architectural mission. Palmer will also…

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Monmouth County Living History, Encampments and Programs

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monmouth Battlefield Park, 16 NJ-33 Business
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States
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Monmouth Battlefield State Park and Friends of Monmouth Battlefield are sponsoring a series of Revolutionary War troop encampments and programs from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, June 19 and June 20, days previously set aside for the reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth (June 28, 1778) at the State Park in Manalapan and Freehold townships, Monmouth County. The annual mid-June battle reenactment at the park has again been canceled because of Covid-19 concerns. Instead, reenactment groups…

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Monmouth County Living History, Encampments and Programs

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monmouth Battlefield Park, 16 NJ-33 Business
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States
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Monmouth Battlefield State Park and Friends of Monmouth Battlefield are sponsoring a series of Revolutionary War troop encampments and programs from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, June 19 and June 20, days previously set aside for the reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth (June 28, 1778) at the State Park in Manalapan and Freehold townships, Monmouth County. The annual mid-June battle reenactment at the park has again been canceled because of Covid-19 concerns. Instead, reenactment groups…

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Monmouth and Middlesex County Lafayette’s March to Monmouth Battlefield

June 20 @ 1:30 pm
Monmouth Battlefield Park, 16 NJ-33 Business
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States
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Friends of Monmouth Battlefield is leading a road tour of General Lafayette’s advanced force march from Cranbury to attack the rear guard of General Henry Clinton’ Army marching across to New Jersey to consolidate British troops in New York City. Lafayette set out from Cranbury with about 1,500 troops early on the morning of Jan. 26, 1778, reaching Robin’s Tavern late in the afternoon, not knowing that the British with 10,000 troops had camped at the tavern site the night…

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July 2021

Grand Opening: The David Fox Annex

July 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, 50 Pitman Avenue
Ocean Grove, NJ 07728 United States
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$15

Join the fun to "celebrate the architecture of Ocean Grove"

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Sandy Hook’s Lost Highland Beach Resort

July 11 @ 2:00 pm
Eatontown Community Center, 732 Broad Street
Eatontown, NJ 07734 United States
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A magical playground enjoyed by so many. Meet the characters who shaped the land and had a vision for a storied resort.

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August 2021

Through the Stereograph: Early Images of Ocean Grove

August 20 @ 7:00 pm
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, 50 Pitman Avenue
Ocean Grove, NJ 07728 United States
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$15

An evening lecture with Jen Shaffer.

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Women’s History Walking Tour

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, 50 Pitman Avenue
Ocean Grove, NJ 07728 United States
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The tour is on foot and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

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September 2021

Ocean Grove Historical Society: Historian Dell O’Hara

September 17 @ 7:00 pm
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, 50 Pitman Avenue
Ocean Grove, NJ 07728 United States
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$15

Join to explore the daily lives of four pioneer families. Discover what drew them to Ocean Grove, their professions, interests and leisure activities.

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