Welcome Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Area. Asbury Park was incorporated as a city, as of March 25, 1897.

The mission of the Asbury Park Historical Society is to advance the understanding, appreciation, preservation and restoration of anything of historical value to the City of Asbury Park, New Jersey. Read More.
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Historical Society to Acquire Stephen Crane House
APHS 50/50 RAFFLE

The Asbury Park Historical Society is holding its second-ever 50/50 raffle with the winner to be announced on Thursday, Nov. 13.

"The money raised will help fund various society projects and events during the upcoming year," society President Don Stine said.

Tickets are $5 for one and $20 for a book containing five tickets. Tickets can be purchased at the Asbury Galleria in Convention Hall on Thursdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in helping sell tickets can contact Stine at 732-774-4590 or at sales@antichay.com.

Historical Society to Acquire Stephen Crane House
GREETINGS FROM ASBURY PARK(S): A 125-YEAR STROLL DOWN THE BOARDWALK by KATE MELLINA

Pavilions, swimming pools, amusement rides, band shells: Asbury Park’s boardwalk has gone through numerous transformations in the past 125 years, shaped by fire, storms, war, recessions, political intrigue and popular taste. Join former city councilwoman Kate Mellina, author of the Coaster’s weekly "Time Warps" feature, for a slideshow tour of Asbury Park’s ever-changing boardwalk. Sponsored by the Asbury Park Historical Society, the free talk is set for Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m. at the Asbury Park Public Library, First and Grand Avenues. Read More.

Historical Society to Acquire Stephen Crane House
NATIONAL 9/11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM and LOWER MANHATTAN TOUR

Join the Asbury Park and Ocean Grove Historical Societies on October 25th for a guided tour of the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum. For more details and to print a reservation application, click here.

Historical Society to Acquire Stephen Crane House
STEPHEN CRANE HOUSE FUND-RAISING

The Asbury Park Historical Society has launched a fundraising campaign to help finance its proposed acquisition and restoration of the historic Stephen Crane House.
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Donations can also be mailed to:
APHS, P.O. Box 543, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

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Historical Society to Acquire Stephen Crane House
APHS Files Application to Designate Crane House a Historic Landmark

The Asbury Park Historical Society filed an application at the end of March with the New Jersey State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to have the historic Stephen Carne House on Fourth Avenue in Asbury Park designated as an historic landmark.
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Upcoming Events
Every 3rd Thursday Monthly Meeting | Stephen Crane House @ 7:30pm
Come Join Us at our Monthly Meeting Every 3rd Thursday at the Stephen Crane House , 508 Fourth Avenue @ 7:30pm. There are always a number of exciting things going on, make sure not to miss it! Guests are always invited. Read More.
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Learn about our Preservation Committee
Our preservation committee works to maintain our City's historic landmarks. To know more about their mission and how you can help, read more.