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Below are links to sites and organizations that focus on the history of Monmouth County and places therein.

Monmouth County Historic Sites

On the Monmouth County Tourism site

Monmouth County Historical Association

Monmouth County Historical Association collects, preserves, and interprets its extensive museum, research library, and archival collections that relate to Monmouth County’s history and culture and makes these resources available to the widest possible audience.

Monmouth County Historical Commission

Established by the Board of County Commissioners in August 1988, the Monmouth County Historical Commission is dedicated to the preservation of the County's rich historic heritage

Monmouth County Library Historical Room

The Headquarters location of the Monmouth County Library established the Monmouth County Historical Room in 1998 to serve the needs of its patronage by collecting and preserving written materials documenting and illuminating many aspects of life in New Jersey with emphasis on Monmouth County.

This Day In Monmouth History

Dorn's Classic Images

A gallery of Red Bank and Navesink historical photographs.

Monmouth Battlefield State Park

On a blistering hot day, June 28, 1778 on the land that is now Monmouth Battlefield State Park was the site of one of the longest battles of the American Revolutionary War. Here at Monmouth, Washington restored a reputation battered by defeats in 1777. In the day-long battle in the hills, wood lots, farm fields and meadows, the main Continental Army, retrained at Valley Forge, repulsed attacks by the main British Army. By the end, over 600 men were dead, dying or wounded and the Continental Army held the field.

Historic Walnford

Township of Ocean Historical Museum

National Guard Militia Museum, Sea Girt

Monmouth County History Facebook page

Wikipedia article: Monmouth County

Wikipedia article: Navesink River

The Navesink is our local river.

Wikipedia article: Shrewsbury River

The Shrewsbury connects to the Navesink, and is a navigable estuary.

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Copyright © Navesink Maritime Heritage Association

Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging Eastern Monmouth County with maritime and water related historical, skill building, environmental, and recreational activities, and encouraging responsible use of the Navesink estuary through its Discover, Engage, and Sustain approach

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