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October 2017

“Tracking Sandy: Monmouth County Remembers”

October 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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This exhibition is set to open on October 29 at the Museum in Freehold to mark the fifth anniversary of the storm making landfall along our shores. There will be an opening reception from 1-4 pm. It will explore the impact of this record storm and its effects on the people and communities in this area, using their own words, photographs, and artifacts.

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June 2018

Garden Party

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our 43rd Annual Garden Party to be held Sunday, June 24 at the historic Riverside Estate on Navesink River Road. Continuing the Garden Party tradition, we are delighted to be honoring former Trustee and Garden Party co-Chair Daren Hutchinson and Trustee and MCHA past-President Suzanne R. Post. Both have been dedicated to the work of MCHA for many years and are truly deserving of this honor. Questions? Contact Deanna Wilson at dwilson@monmouthhistory.org or (732) 462-1466 x19.

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September 2018

Museum Day Live!

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Marlpit Hall, Taylor-Butler House and our Museum and Research Libary will be open free of charge in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day Live! on Saturday, September 22. Historic Houses will be open from 1 - 4 pm. MCHA Museum & Research Library will be open from 10 am - 4 pm. A Museum Day Live! ticket can be downloaded at Smithsonian.com/museumday starting on August 15. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free admission at each…

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October 2018

Open Hearth – Open House

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Covenhoven House, 150 West Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Join us at the Covenhoven House on Saturday, October 6 for our Open Hearth- Open House. Take a tour of the historic house, enjoy 18th-century recipes cooked on the hearth, and period children's games outside. This event is free and open to the public. Visitors will be transported back in time as costumed interpreters demonstrate how food was prepared in an eighteenth-century open-hearth kitchen at the Covenhoven House in Freehold. Featuring a rotating theme and menu, this program offers visitors…

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Exhibition Opening

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Polite and Useful Education: Pictorial Needlework Embroidery An exhibit of pictorial embroidery will open at the Association’s museum on 12 October. 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 were worked by young and adult women from Monmouth County. Monmouth…

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Tavernfest

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tavern Museum at Allen House, 400 Sycamore Avenue
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 United States
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Gather with us on Friday, October 12, 2018, from 7-10 pm at the Allen House, Shrewsbury, NJ  (c.1710) for Tavernfest!  This event at the former Blue Ball Tavern of Colonial times will provide revelers with a casual evening of spirits, music, and fare! Purchase Your Tickets Here! On October 12, 2018, exactly 120 years since the founding of the Monmouth County Historical Association, the Annual Tavernfest will kick off a year-long celebration of the organization’s milestone anniversary.  The 18th century…

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MCHA Sewing Group- October Meeting

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Photo by Rick Geffken Join us for the October Meeting of the MCHA Sewing Group! We are restarting our MCHA monthly sewing group meetings! If you're interested in sewing, or like period clothing and want to know more about construction, or are working on period clothing, come on by! Meetings will be held every third Saturday of the month from 12 - 4 pm at the museum in Freehold. This group is free for members and $5 for non-members. Payments can be made here…

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Diane Turton Sandy Exhibtion Presentation

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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In May of 2018, local news was filled with images of a Diane Turton, Realtors sign that had been torn away from its post during Superstorm Sandy nearly six years prior and had recently washed ashore in France. Join us for a special reception on Wednesday, October 24 as MCHA welcomes the sign from Diane Turton. MCHA will unveil the sign as a part of our exhibition Tracking Sandy: Monmouth County Remembers and will remain on view until the exhibition closes on…

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November 2018

Exhibition Opening – A Family Reunited: The Conover Portraits

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Caption: Portrait of William I. Conover (1836 - 1902) by George Henry Durrie. Gift of Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, 1939. MCHA 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 who worked in Monmouth County during those years. They…

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Special Exhibit Reception

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Join us for a reception on Sunday November 4 at our museum in Freehold to celebrate the opening of two new exhibits. Attendees will have the opportunity to view "A Family Reunited: The Conover Portraits" and "Polite and Useful Education: Pictorial Needlework Embroidery" and hear curatorial remarks on the background and significance of each installation. Portrait of William I. Conover (1836 - 1902) by George Henry Durrie. Gift of Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, 1939. "A Family Reunited: The Conover Portraits"…

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Exhibition Closing

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monmouth County Historical Association, 70 Court Street
Freehold, NJ 07728 United States
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Tracking Sandy: Monmouth County Remembers will close after exploring the impact of Superstorm Sandy on Monmouth County for over a year on Saturday, November 24, 2018. To commemorate the 5th Anniversary of the natural disaster, Monmouth County Historical Association prepared our first ever crowd-sourced exhibition, hearing the story of Sandy from those who lived through it. Those involved in the exhibit spent the better part of a year collecting photographs and artifacts and conducting oral history interviews in order to allow…

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December 2018

Mistletoe

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Taylor-Butler House, 127 Kings Highway
Middletown, NJ 07748 United States
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Be of good cheer! The Taylor-Butler House is decking its halls and throwing open its doors for the 2nd Annual Mistletoe Please join friends old and new on Saturday, December 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 at this Victorian gem in the heart of historic Middletown for libations, revelry and a carol or two. Come join in the merriment! Purchase tickets HERE! P For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Deanna Wilson at dwilson@monmouthhistory.org or (732) 462-1466 x19.  

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