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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ASBURY PARK’S ICONIC TURF CLUB SIGN TO BE RESTORED- FOR FREE!

A Good Samaritan- namely Allied Environmental Signage, based in Farmingdale- has offered to restore the iconic neon sign from the Turf Club, a well-known Springwood Avenue night club in Asbury Park, for free.

“I thought I could help out. Somebody’s should do it and I have the facilities,” Company President Kevin White said earlier this week.

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ASBURY PARK’S HISTORIC STEPHEN CRANE HOUSE PLACED ON STATE REGISTRY

The teenage home of famous American author Stephen Crane in Asbury Park was officially placed on the New Jersey State Register of Historic Places on Dec. 16.

The 1878 house, located at 508 Fourth Avenue, is slated to be purchased by the Asbury Park Historical Society in the near future and preserved as a museum dedicated to Crane and as a public meeting place for the historical society and other city and educational organizations. Read More.

Donations can also be mailed to:
APHS, P.O. Box 543, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

APHS 50/50 Raffle Winner: Carolyn Kiczek

Carolyn Kiczek, who lives in Skillman, was the lucky winner of $930 in the Asbury Park Historical Society’s recent 50/50 drawing. She said she bought her winning ticket at the Sept. 8 Morro Castle commemoration on the boardwalk. “Thank you for the commemoration of the Morro Castle- it taught me some things I never knew. I really appreciate the hard work that the Historical Society is doing to preserve history. Thank you again for such a wonderful surprise!” Kiczek said after accepting her prize.

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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Our preservation committee works to maintain our City's historic landmarks. To know more about their mission and how you can help, read more.