Monmouth County Archives Week – October 13, 2018, and more all month long

Archives & History Day, a history expo with more than 60 organizations participating, plus other days with lectures and a feature film.

Archives and History Day: October 13, 2018
Other Events: October 13-17, 2019

Monmouth County Archives
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726
Free to attend

Archives and History Day, October 13, with table exhibits by more than 60 history-related organizations and archives, keynote speaker, Archives tour, History Forum, and History Game with prizes. Annual exhibit, this one on buildings in Monmouth County, New Jersey, on view for the month of October. Lectures and feature film during the week, mostly related to the exhibit theme.

Exhibit: “Buildings in Monmouth: Stories and Styles,” on view October 2018

Archives and History Day, October 13, 2018, 8:45am-3:00pm

  • 8:45-9:45 Morning Refreshments
  • 9:00-5:00 Exhibit, Library Gallery and Lobby: Buildings in Monmouth: Stories and Styles
  • 9:00-5:00 New Jersey History Room: Local and State History Reference Books
  • 9:00-3:00
  • 9:55-10:10 Greetings
  • 11:00- Noon Awards Presentations
  • 12:00 Lunch: Delivered to participants (pre-ordered)
  • 12:10-12:55 History Forum: Discussion of Buildings in Monmouth
  • 1:00-2:00 Featured Speaker: Gail Hunton, Chief, Acquisition & Design Department, Monmouth County Park System: “Open Spaces, Historic Places: The Story of Monmouth County in Our Parks”
  • 2:00-2:15 New Jersey History Game Prize Drawings
  • 2:15-2:45 Tour of the Monmouth County Archives (Registration Required)
  • 3:00 Exhibit tables close

Other events, October 13-17, 2018

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2:00pm: Movie (To be determined)
  • Wednesday, October 17, 10:00-11:30am: Lecture: Kimberly Avagliano, Chief Librarian & Branch Manager, Monmouth County Library – Eastern Branch. Dog-eared and Dusty?: How to Organize and Care for Your Home Library
  • Wednesday, October 17, 1:00-2:30pm: Lecture: Kristen Norbut, Historic Preservation Specialist, Monmouth County Parks System. “…and all the improvements thereon”: Reading Historic Alterations in the Frame Dwellings of Monmouth County

For more information, see our program here: