MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The Middletown Township Historical Society will meet at 7:30 on Monday, September 15 at the Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Road, Middletown.
The event will feature historian Rick Gefken talking on “The 1663 Voyage of the Onrust and the Discovery of Monmouth County.” This trip actually precedes the year 1664 that the state is commemorating this year. The efforts of these Englishmen from Gravesend, Long Island embraces the supplanting of the Dutch in the New York-New Jersey region, religious liberty and the permanent settlement the the Raritan bayshore and the entire region.
Refreshments are served and visitors are welcome.
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