Township of Ocean Historical Museum

An Open Door To History
Events at the Township of Ocean Historical Museum 
Township of Ocean Historical Museum
Address: 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712
Mailing; P.O. Box 516, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-0516    


(732) 531-2136
Copyright 2017 (C) Township of Ocean Historical Museum

The Museum is an all Volunteer Organization. We are always looking for help with projects, our many events, or just staffing the Museum. Check out our needs and Get Involved
Fall Speaker Event - 
"Local Origins of the Molly Pitcher Legend"
Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 7:15 pm.
Township of Ocean Board of Education Offices (Old Oakhurst School), Auditorium, 163 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ 07755
New Exhibit - "The Tower and Our Rural Past" - The Stucile Farm Water Tower
Saturday December 2, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday December 3, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Eden Woolley House, 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712 
33rd Annual Holiday Weekend
Saturday, December 2, 2017, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Eden Woolley House, 703 Deal Road, Ocean, NJ 07712​
Bus Trip: Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library
Thursday, December 7, 2017.
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library - 5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, DE 19735
Join us Thursday, December 7 on a visit to the Francis du Pont mansion (the 5th largest home in the U.S.) in Wilmington, DE. Today a museum housing one the country’s most important collections of Americana, Winterthur will be fully decked out for the holidays. The $85 ticket includes transportation, admission, a 25-minute tram ride through the gardens, a docent-led tour of the mansion, a lunch voucher, and time for self-guided tours of three exhibits and browsing in the museum shop. Make your reservation now (732-531-2136 or Here).
“Will the real Molly Pitcher please stand up?”

This question from the ‘50s game show, “To Tell the Truth,” might come to mind when John Fabiano, Executive Director of the Monmouth County Historical Commission, presents his research on the woman known as the heroine of the Battle of Monmouth. Did she really throw down her water pitcher and start loading the cannon when her husband collapsed at his post? Was she nearly hit by a cannon ball? Did General George Washington make her a non-commissioned officer in the army? What is her real name? More.