Cape May County Historical Society

Find Cape May 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.

Avalon Museum & Historical Society 215 39th Street Avalon NJ 08202 609-967-0090

Cape May County Historical Society 504 U.s. 9 Cape May Court House NJ 08210 609-465-3535

Cape May Historical Society 1649 Bayshore Road Villas NJ 08251 609-886-2658

Gloucester County NJ Historical Society Reading Avenue Woodbine NJ 08270 609-628-3303

Greater Cape May Historical Society 653 Washington Street Cape May NJ 08204 609-884-9100

Navy Lakehurst Historical Society 8733 New Jersey Avenue Wildwood Crest NJ 08260 732-244-8861

Sea Isle City Historical Society 4208 Landis Avenue Sea Isle NJ 08243 609-263-2992

Wildwood Historical Society 3907 Pacific Avenue Wildwood NJ 08260 609-523-0277

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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.