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.
The holiday bus trip co-sponsored by the Ocean Grove and Asbury Park Historical Societies is scheduled for Sunday, December 1st. The itinerary will feature many of the Big Apple’s most popular sites, including the Empire State Building’s 86th floor observation deck, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the decorated windows at Sak’s Fifth Avenue and the High Line.
Those on the tour will also enjoy a pub lunch with a choice of entrees and will be able to “shop ‘til they drop” at the Chelsea Market and Union Square’s Holiday Bazaar. The price for a full day of festive activities is $105.00 per person, and includes lunch, all admissions and a deluxe bus with lavatory facilities. It will depart from Fireman’s Park on Main Avenue in Ocean Grove at 9:30 AM, and return there at 9:00 PM. There are no refunds within 21 days of the trip. This annual event is a very popular one, and often sells out! For additional information, call Teddy Chomko at 732-869-4478. Application available Here.
Aerial photographs of Asbury Park taken just after World War II by one of the city’s best-known photographers will be on exhibit in November for the first time. Read More.
At 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 28, as part of its ongoing project to document and recognize the cultural legacy of the West Side, the Asbury Park Historical Society will honor the Missionary Jubilaires with a huge gospel benefit concert. Read more.
The Asbury Park Historical Society has launched its first-ever Internet fundraising campaign to help offset costs associated with its proposed acquisition of the historic Stephen Crane House on Fourth Avenue.
Courtesy of John Cavanaugh and The Coaster Newspaper: View All Photos
Thirty-four, large antique copper panels that were temporarily removed from the façade of Asbury Park’s historic Convention Hall two years ago for a structural inspection have been stolen from storage. It is believed that the panels weighed more than five tons with an estimated value of the copper as much as $50,000. Read More.
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.