2nd Annual Ocean County History Day

Jeff Schenker, president of the Ocean County Historical Society, gets into character as Joshua Huddy. (Photo by Chris Lundy)

  TOMS RIVER – The Ocean County Historical Society, and Ocean County Cultural and Heritage are very excited to announce that the 2nd annual Ocean County History Day will be taking place on September 17 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., with a rain day scheduled for the September 18. The event will be taking place at the Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Avenue Toms River.

  Enjoy live oldies by the band Jersey Gold from 12 until 1:30 p.m. Meet with Revolutionary War reenactors, take a museum tour of the Ocean County Historical Society’s Victorian style house and museum, bring your children and grandchildren to view the large model train exhibit, enjoy a snack at the Cub Scouts Snack Station, leaf through the hundreds of used books for sale at only $1 each and a bag of books for $5!

  According to Tim Hart, Director of Ocean County Cultural and Heritage, “one of the most exciting and interesting parts of the day are the local history displays that organizations put so much pride and effort into.” According to Tim, this year will include displays by the Joshua Huddy Chapter of the SAR, Albert Music Hall, the Ocean County Historical Society, historical societies from Lakehurst, Lacey, Berkeley, Lakewood, Ocean County Cultural and Heritage, the Kean University and Ocean County College history clubs, Sons of the American Revolution, Island Heights Cultural and Heritage and more.

  Admission for this event is free, so come out and bring the family for a fun filled day. If you have any questions or want additional information, call Jeff at 609-339-9134.