Past Events

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September 14th, 2021

7:30 pm

Historic Homes of Brick

Gene Donatiello, the township historian, will present a program on historic homes of Brick Township at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd.  He will explain what makes a house historical, such as, its style, architecture, the materials used, its purpose, the era in which it was built or the people who lived there.  Donatiello will present a visual tour with slides.

Free Admission – the public is welcome.  Parking is in the back of the firehouse.

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August 7 and August 8

Civil War Encampment

The 61st New York Volunteer Regiment will be camping out on the Havens Homestead Museum property.  The soldiers will march, fire muskets, give demonstrations of how they lived during an encampment and answer questions from visitors.  Free admission.  The Society will hold a homemade bake sale.  Lunch and ice cream will also be available for purchase. The Society will be following what the Covid 19 State of NJ guidelines are at the time of the event.

Parking is in a lot 150 ft. east of the museum accessed by a sign that says “Havens Farm.”

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June 12th, Rain Date June 13th

Giant Yard Sale

The Annual Giant Yard Sale, which was postponed in 2020, will resume this year from 8 am to 2 pm.  With members cleaning out their homes during quiet times last year, we have collected more than ever – household items, lamps, furniture, antiques, toys, novels, a vast array of costume jewelry and much more.  The Society will also have homemade baked goods for sale.

A NJ licensed gold/silver dealer will be available to buy your unwanted metals.

This event takes place on the Havens Homestead Museum property, 521 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.

The Brick Township Historical Society requests attendees follow State of New Jersey Covid 19 guidelines during this event.

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March 10th, 2020

Society Meeting

Meeting of the Society – Author and professor Rick Geffken will present a program on Enslavement in New Jersey and the Quaker Abolition Movement.  The meeting takes place 7:30 pm at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.  

Free admission; the public is welcome.  Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.

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January 14th, 2020

Society Meeting / Program on Cape Breton

The Brick Township Historical Society will hold its next meeting Jan. 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm at the Herbertsville Firehouse, 601 Herbertsville Rd., Brick.  Maria Pilipski, past president of the Cape Breton Holding Company, will present a program called “The Magic of Cape Program,” explaining what makes it such a special place in which to live.  Ray Topoleski, current president of the company, will assist with the program.

Free admission; the public is welcome.  Parking is in the rear of the firehouse.

For more information about the society see its website:  www.bricktownshiphistoricalsociety.com or call 732-785-2500.