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Upcoming Events 2017

Town Wide Yard Sale – April 29, 2017 – Visit the Heritage Village on East Bay Avenue and search for treasures among the many items donated to the society.  If you have items to donate or would like to help the day of, please contact the society. Victorian Tea – May 20, 2017 – This … Continue reading »

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What’s New for 2014 . . .

We have made some big changes for 2014. First, we have a new meeting location for our general membership meetings. Starting with our January 21st meeting, we will be using the historic Cox House located on the corner of Route 9 and West Bay Avenue. January’s meeting will include a guided tour of the house … Continue reading »

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2013 Events

Victorian Tea – May 4th Join us for a lovely full tea service with seatings at 11:30 and 1:30, including homemade sweets, savories and dessert served on beautiful antique & collectible dishware and linens. The tea will be served in the elegantly appointed Cox House, North Main Street , Barnegat. Reservations are a must as … Continue reading »

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Heritage Village – Open One Sunday Per Month

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded the hours of operation for our Heritage Village. The village is located at 575 East Bay Avenue, Barnegat, New Jersey. Previously only open during the summer months, the village will now be open to visitors on the first Sunday of each month from October through May. … Continue reading »

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May 15th Open House

Our next meeting is May 15th at 7:30 p.m. and will be held at our Heritage Village on East Bay Avenue. We will be hosting an open house at the village, which houses a wonderful collection of furnishings, tools, and artifacts donated from local families. This event is free and open to all. Also, the … Continue reading »

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Coming Soon . . . Historic Walking Tour

 We are happy to announce that a self-guided walking tour of historic Barnegat will be made available for downloading/printing in the near future.  Members of Boy Scout Troop 26 of Barnegat recently completed, under the supervision of Eagle Scout candidate, Christopher Brower, a walking tour of some of the historic sites in downtown Barnegat.  … Continue reading »

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Meet Barnegat Township’s Historian

Meet Barnegat Township’s Historian, Mary Catherine Kennedy!  Mrs. Kennedy, a lifelong Barnegat resident, will be on hand at the Barnegat Historical Society’s March 20, 2012, meeting to discuss Barnegat’s history, her memories of growing up in town and share her collection of photographs.  The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Barnegat Bay … Continue reading »

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We are on Facebook!

Our society may be interested in preserving history, but we do like to keep up with modern trends too.  That’s why you’ll find us on Facebook – The Barnegat Historical Society.  We will be posting information about meetings, programs, events and other society updates.

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Quilts Along the Bay 2011

This year’s winners for Best in Show (Indigo Blue by Anne Flynn), Judge’s Choice (Victoria’s Garden by Kathleen Delany) and Viewers’ Choice (Summer by Joan Palmieri.  Thank you to all those who participated including our vendors!  We will be carrying over this year’s challenge of Quilts of Valor to next year.  More information will be posted … Continue reading »

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The Flea and Craft Market has been postponed due to impending weather as per the Barnegat Township Administrator.  The new date is September 3rd. This flea market features crafts, new merchandise, antiques and collectibles.  Shoppers can enjoy the beauty of Barnegat Bay while shopping for treasures.  Vendors are welcome on a first come, first served basis.  … Continue reading »

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