A Family Reunited: The Conover Portraits

The Monmouth County Historical Association will open a special new exhibit on 2 November entitled “A Family Reunited: The Conover Portraits.” Seven portraits of Tunis V. Conover of Marlboro, his wife Rebecca Crawford Conover, and their three children Hendrick S., Anne B., and William I. Conover, were painted between 1819 and 1855 by three artists […]

Polite and Useful Education: Pictorial Needlework Embroidery

Polite and Useful Education: Pictorial Needlework Embroidery Eight works ranging in date from 1706 to 1985 represent the highest achievement in female needlework art, being the culmination of a young girl’s training with the needle. They include such subjects as religious scenes, mourning memorials, depictions of buildings, and simply decorative designs. Six of the pictures […]

Summer at the Jersey Shore

Summer at the Jersey Shore The months of June through August mean a time of sun, fun, and outdoor activities at the Jersey Shore. Monmouth County Historical Association now features an exhibition that captures some of the various pastimes that were offered to visitors years ago during the summer season.

Tracking Sandy: Monmouth County Remembers

Last year the Monmouth County Historical Association began its efforts to document Superstorm Sandy’s impact on the County in advance of a major exhibition to mark the 5th anniversary of the Storm in 2017. Those involved in the exhibit spent much of the year collecting photographs and artifacts and conducting oral history interviews in order to [...]

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