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Historic Walnford, a property of the Monmouth County Park System, is open all year, including THANKSGIVING! The buildings will be open from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and the gristmill will demonstrate grinding corn into cornmeal from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  For more information call: 609 259-6275.

January 17, 2015 Celebrating Benjamin Franklin from 1-4 p.m. From music to electricity, we'll celebrate this amazing man with some simple and fun hands-on activities based on his inventions and experiments.

February 14, 2014 Roses are Red, Violets are Blue... from 1-4 p.m. you are invited to view some lovely 19th c. Valentines and then craft your own elegant or humorous card with the array of materials provided.


Annual NJ Living History Advisory Council Workshop at Historic Walnford is set for Saturday, April 18, 2015.  The theme will be “Hospitality”.  The workshop is geared towards historical organizations and their staff.  There is no fee to attend, but preregistration is required.  More information will be available in the near future.

The 2015 NJ State History Fair is set for Saturday, May 9th at Monmouth Battlefield State Park in Manalapan, NJ from 11am-5pm. The Fair will be held rain or shine.  Additional information and updates will be posted in the coming months.  Inquiries can be addressed to  or the Office of Historic Sites at 609-777-0238.



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