Monmouth County Historical Association’s Lantern Tours Return- Dec. 2

On this special evening, the historic buildings at the corners of Broad Street and Sycamore Avenue will be open to welcome the public. Tours begin at Christ Church at 6:00pm and 8:00pm and are by reservation only. Children (12 and under) $8. Adults $20. Reservations are required. Space is limited.

The tours will include four historic properties: Monmouth County Historical Association’s Allen House c. 1710; the Presbyterian Church, c.1735; Christ Church c.1769; and Shrewsbury Friends Meeting House c. 1816.

At the Allen House, which served the community as a tavern in the mid-18th century, visitors will be greeted by the tavern keeper and his family who will illustrate tavern life through dramatic first-person storytelling. Live instrumental music and singing will be followed by cookies and cider, and general merriment.

Please call Elaine at Christ Church at 732-742-1227 to reserve a place on the tour. For more information click here.