Museum Participation in Ocean Township 4th of July Celebration
To: All members of the Township of Ocean Historical Museum:
Ocean Township will be celebrating Independence Day on Wed. July 3. There will be a parade stepping off from Dow Ave. School at 5:30 p.m. The route will take Whalepond Road up to the entrance of Palaia Park at the Band Shell. (about ½ mile)
Heading the parade will be the present and several past grand marshals including: Marge and Paul Edelson and Ginny and Doc Richmond, and several past Councilmen. We would like to have our banner carried and some marchers representing the Museum in the parade. ( Bring your kids and grandkids) There will a picnic at the Park and later fireworks. Fun for all ages.
Please call (732-531-9187) or e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are able to participate.
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Richmond Gallery - "As Wet as the Atlantic Ocean: Prohibition in New Jersey" Exhibit runs until June 13, 2019. More.
Our Town Gallery - "Deal Test Site: 100 Years of History" Exhibit runs until November 27, 2019. More.
Together with our permanent exhibits in the Our Town Gallery and the Hearth and Home Gallery
The Township of Ocean Historical Museum, founded in 1984, is a member-supported, 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey. Its headquarters, the Eden Woolley House, is one of the few 18th century structures still in existence in the Township and is open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.), Thursday Evenings (7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 15 through December 15) and the first and second Sundays of each month (1p.m. to 4 p.m.). The Township of Ocean Historical Museum offers exhibits on the history of coastal Monmouth County and a full calendar of events. The Museum is also 100% volunteer supported, with no paid staff. The Museum maintains a library and archive, which houses manuscripts, books, and photographs of historical and genealogical interest. For more information, please call 732-531-2136 or visit our website at
Funding for the Township of Ocean Historical Museum provided by the New Jersey Cultural Trust.
Funding has been made possible in part by an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a Division of the Department of State, through grant funds administered by the Monmouth County Historical Commission
Painting and repair of the exterior of the Stucile Farms Dairy Barn have been accomplished with 2018 financial assistance from The 1772 Foundation in cooperation with and administrated by the New Jersey Historic Trust.
Painting and repair of the exterior of the Stucile Farms Water Tower have been accomplished with 2016 financial assistance from The 1772 Foundation in cooperation with and administrated by the New Jersey Historic Trust.
Painting and repair of the exterior of the Eden Woolley House Farms Water Tower have been accomplished with 2014 financial assistance from The 1772 Foundation in cooperation with and administrated by the New Jersey Historic Trust.
June 21, 2019
Township of Ocean Historical Museum "An open door to the history of coastal Monmouth County" Located in the Historic Eden Wooley House Address: 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712 Mailing: P.O. Box 516, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-0516
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