Come join us this summer in Ocean Grove. If you’re a first-time visitor, this is your opportunity to learn about the unique history of the area which was settled as a camp meeting in 1869. If you’re familiar with our history, check back to our website in the winter to view the variety of activities we’ll be offering to enhance your knowledge and enjoyment of Ocean Grove.
We’ll be presenting our 50th Annual House Tour on Friday, August 3. Once again, you will have the privilege of touring some of the outstanding homes here in Ocean Grove. The house tour begins at 10:30 AM and runs until 4:30 PM. Be a part of our celebratory 50th anniversary!
2016 has been a great year for the Historical Society of Ocean Grove. Watch this video below to learn about all the wonderful activities that have taken place so far.
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