48th Annual House Tour, July 15, 2016

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Outstanding renovations and restorations, ocean views, and fantastic kitchens are featured on the 48th Annual House Tour. The all-day self-guided tour includes seven historic homes as well as two tent homes, an inn, and other historic buildings.

Friday, July 15, 2016
10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Rain or Shine

Tickets $30 Advance | $35 Day Of

Online ticket sales will end Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

An additional $1.50 will be charged for processing payments through PayPal.


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Please note:

Children under 12 are not admitted.

All homes have stairs and are not generally accessible for those with mobility impairment.

Tickets on sale June 1st at these locations:

Gingerbreads Tea & Treasures | Main Avenue, Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove Trading | Main Avenue, Ocean Grove

The HUB | Pilgrim Pathway, Ocean Grove

The Comfort Zone | Main Avenue, Ocean Grove

Historical Society of Ocean Grove Museum | Pitman Avenue, Ocean Grove

Questions?  Call the Historical Society: (732) 774-1869

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NEW VIDEO! Orphans of Ocean Grove 1878-1902

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Announcing a brand-new episode of Curiosities of Ocean Grove: “Orphans of Ocean Grove 1878-1902”.

Find out about Ocean Grove’s long history of taking an interest in orphans, including tales of the 19th century orphans who came to Ocean Grove by trainload in the summer, and the link between Ocean Grove orphans and the scandalous evangelist Henry Wharton.

Watch episode 9 below. Hope you enjoy!

Camera and editing by Mary Solecki
Research and writing by host Kim Brittingham

Women’s History Walking Tours are Back for Summer 2016

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Our Women’s History Walking Tour of Ocean Grove is back by popular demand! Led by history professor Dr. Lyndell O’Hara, this tour takes participants to various stops in Ocean Grove where women made history. Costumed performers portray history’s characters, such as physician Margaret Coleman, evangelist Phoebe Palmer, and innkeeper sisters Lydia and Matilda Bull. Tour is on foot and lasts approximately 90 minutes.

This year you have three opportunities to join the tour:

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Tickets $12, $10 for seniors

Tour meets at the Historical Society of Ocean Grove, 50 Pitman Avenue

To reserve, call 732-774-1869

Just for fun, we made a movie-style trailer for the tour (see below). Looking forward to seeing you in Ocean Grove this summer!