Atlantic County Historical Society

Find Atlantic County New Jersey historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.


Absecon Historical Society 100 New Jersey Avenue Absecon NJ 08201 609-289-6424


Atlantic County Historical Society 907 Shore Road Somers Point NJ 08244 609-927-5218

Brigantine Historical Society 3625 Atlantic Brigantine Boulevard Brigantine NJ 08203 609-266-9339

Egg Harbor City Historical Society 533 London Avenue Egg Harbor NJ 08215 609-965-9073

Estell Manor Historical Society 134 Cape May Avenue Estell Manor NJ 08319 609-476-1100

Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society 6647 West Jersey Avenue Egg Harbor NJ 08234 609-813-2002

Hammonton Historical Society 333 Vine Street Hammonton NJ 08037 609-270-7652

Linwood Historical Society 16 West Poplar Avenue Linwood NJ 08221 609-927-8293

Longport Historical Society 2305 Atlantic Avenue Longport NJ 08403 609-823-1115

Township of Hamilton Historical Society 49 Mill Street Hamilton NJ 08330 609-909-0272

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About Historical Societies

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.