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Welcome to the Asbury Park Historical Society

Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey that is located along the Jersey Shore. It is also part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. 
Named after Francis Asbury, the city was originally founded in 1871.

Monthly Meetings

The AP Historical Society meets the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM, at the Stephen Crane House, 508 Fourth Ave, AP

(Public Meetings will resume once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.)

Our Mission

The mission of the Asbury Park Historical Society is to advance the understanding, appreciation, preservation, and restoration of anything that is considered to have historical value to the City of Asbury Park.

Learn more about our mission here.

Get Involved

History in the Making

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Join a group of committed and active members whose goal it is to preserve the city’s landmarks and educate others about the history and culture of our wonderful city by the sea.

Upcoming Events

  1. The Stephen Crane House Presents: Cora & Stevie: Heaven & Hell

    November 7 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. 2021 New York City Christmas Lights Tour

    December 5 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm