Ocean County Historical Society

Find Ocean 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.

Barnegat Light Historical Society 501 Central Avenue Barnegat Light NJ 08006 609-494-8578

Barnegat Light New Jersey Historical Society 5th Street Barnegat Light NJ 08006 609-494-8578

Berkeley Township Historical Society 759 Atlantic City Boulevard Berkeley NJ 08721 732-269-9527

Brick Township Historical Society 521 Herbertsville Road Brick NJ 08724 732-785-2500

Lacey Historical Society 126 South Main Street Lacey NJ 08731 609-971-0467

Lacey Township Historical Society East Cape May Avenue Ocean Gate NJ 08740 609-971-0467

Lakehurst Historical Society 300 Center Street Lakehurst NJ 08733 732-657-8864

New Egypt Historical Society 125 New Egypt Allentown Road Plumsted NJ 08533 609-758-8111

Ocean County Historical Society 26 Hadley Avenue Toms River NJ 08753 732-341-1880

Ocean Gate Historical Society East Cape May Avenue Ocean Gate NJ 08740 732-269-8040

Point Pleasant Historical Society 416 New Jersey Avenue Point Pleasant Beach NJ 08742 732-892-3091

Tuckerton Historical Society 35 Leitz Boulevard Little Egg Harbor NJ 08087 609-294-1547

Waretown Historical Society 182 Wells Mill Road Waretown NJ 08758 609-693-5666

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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.