Future Events

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August 3rd & 4th

See Below for Hours

Civil War Encampment

Havens Homestead Museum property, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.  Hours to visit are 10 am to 4 pm on the Saturday and 10 am to 2 pm on the Sunday.  The 61st New York Volunteer Regiment will spend the weekend demonstrating what life was like in camp.  They will march, fire guns and interact with the public sharing experiences.  Children can march with them.  The Society will give tours of the Havens Homestead, and there will be a large bake sale plus specials in the Lizzie Herbert Gift Shop.  The other buildings on the property will be open also.  Admission is free, and donations are gratefully accepted.  Parking is in a lot 150 ft. east of the museum accessed by a driveway that says “Robert Anstett Cultural Center.”

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September 8th

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ice Cream Social – Picnic – Fall Festival

The Society will host an Ice Cream Social with a Picnic & Fall Festival from 12 noon to 4 pm, rain or shine.  People are welcome to bring their own picnic foods (no grills please) and can reserve a table by calling 732-458-6266.  A variety of made-to-order ice cream treats and soft beverages will be available for sale.  There will be autumn themed games and activities for children.  Free admission; donations are welcome.

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September 10th, 2019

7:30 pm

Society Meeting

Meeting of the Brick Township Historical Society – 7:30 pm at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick – Program called “Going, Going, Mostly Gone” by Marc Lipman, an adjunct professor at Middlesex County College and docent and trustee of the Barnegat Light Historical Society.

Mr. Lipman will give a slide program showing objects and places in the history of Barnegat Light that were the subjects of natural and man-made disasters. Some of them are still standing. The program will include ships that sank off coast in that area, the crash of the Navy airship the Akron, old hotels, lighthouses, trains, trolleys, the Coast Guard Station, the railroad station, the schoolhouse and other buildings.

Meetings are open to the public; free admission

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September 20th, 2019

All Day

Trip to the Crown Exibit at Winterthur in DE

The fall trip for the society will be to visit Winterthur, the extraordinary estate of Henry Francis DuPont. There will be a tour of period rooms and display areas, a tram ride through the landscape gardens (weather permitting) and the featured exhibit, “Costumes of the Crown Exhibit.” There are 40 historically inspired outfits from the hit Netflix series.

The cost is $85 for members and $90 for non-members and includes transportation, all admissions and a voucher for lunch at the Garden Café. To check availability or for a reservation, email the website at: contact@bricktownshiphistoricalsociety.com or call 732-785-2500.

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November 12th, 2019

7:30 pm

Society Meeting

Meeting of the Brick Township Historical Society – 7:30 pm at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick – program by Kevin Woyce, an author, photographer and lecturer. He has written books about the Jersey Shore, Niagara Falls and lighthouses. His program will include original photography of numerous places in NJ such as state parks, vintage maps and images of historic people, places and events.

Meetings are open to the public; free admission.

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December 6th & 7th, 2019

3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Christmas Celebration

The Brick Township Historical Society will celebrate the Christmas season with special tours of its Havens Homestead Museum which will feature a festive ambiance.  Refreshments will be served.  More details to follow.  Donation:  $5.00 for adults, children under 12 are free.