Township of Ocean Historical Museum
An Open Door To History
Copyright 2017 (C) 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
​E-mail us at [email protected]

The Township of Ocean Historical Museum encourages local youth to participate in the community and assists young people through projects and programs that help both them and the community.

Since 2012, the Township of Ocean Historical Museum has been conducting flag ceremonies, honoring our nations servicemen and women, both living and deceased, for their service in time of need.  Local Boy Scouts from Troop 70 (Oakhurst), Troop 71 (Oakhurst) and Troop 76 (Wayside), have officiated over the raising and lowering of the flags.   Photographs (and some videos) of these ceremonies can be found here:

World War II Veterans

Korean War Veterans

Vietnam War Veterans

2005 - Eagle Scout Greg Johnson - Troop 70, Oakhurst 
Eagle Project - Historic Model of Fort Hancock, Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area
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2013 - Eagle Scout Nick Borgia - Troop 71, Oakhurst 
Eagle Project - Restore the yard area around the Stucile Farms Water Tower being restored by the Museum.
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2015 - Eagle Scout Ryan Ross - Troop 70, Oakhurst 
Eagle Project - Restore the historic Brinley Mill Site on Monmouth Road, Oakhurst following destruction by Hurricane Sandy.

1974 - Eagle Scout Karl Zimmerer - Troop 70 Oakhurst
Eagle Project - Restore Brinley Grist Mill Site and erect marker sign. (Project sponsored by our predecessor, the Township of Ocean Historical Society) 
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2015 - Eagle Scout Candidate Chris Kasyjanski - Troop 71, Oakhurst 
Eagle Project - Restoring the Ryan Playhouse by replacing large numbers of worn out siding, replacing a large amount of the exterior fencing, and re-glazing, or replacing all of the windows in the structure, as well as repainting the entire playhouse and fence.

2017-06-11 - CJ Kasyjanski Eagle Scout Court of Honor

2009 - Eagle Scout George DeCastro - Troop 71, Oakhurst 
Eagle Project - Refurbishing of the Ryan Play House, making the move of the house from The Oakhurst School site, and placing it in to park next to the Eden Woolley House, his Eagle Scout project.

1985 - Eagle Scout Louis P. Nappen - Troop 71 Oakhurst
Eagle Project - Restore Ryan Play House after it is moved from Wickapecko Drive to the Oakhurst School property.
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The Ryan Play House at the Oakhurst School property afte being restored by Eagle Scout Louis P. Nappen
The Ryan Play House on the property of the Ryan Estate in Wanamassa
2011 - Gold Scout Jenna Horner - Oakhurst 
Gold Scout Project - Clean the tower area and inside of the tower, as well as plantings for the Stucile Farms Water Tower being restored by the Museum.
 2007 - Gold Scout Dana Schwartz - Oakhurst 

Gold Scout Project - Help set up the Township of Ocean Historical Museum web site Dana Schwartz, Girl Scout Troop 612
(left to right) Jacob Borgia, Kyle Geary, Chris Kasyjanski, Luke Borgia, Keith Dement
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Bear Cubs from Pack 70, sponsored by the Oakhurst United Methodist Church visit the  Museum and are shown around by Museum Scouting Director, Gary Edelson.