Monmouth: Perfect for Presidents

Looking forward to a day off from school or work on Feb. 20? We welcome Presidents Day every year, but don’t forget to celebrate our past commanders in chief for their service.



Looking forward to a day off from school or work on Feb. 20? We welcome Presidents Day every year, but don’t forget to celebrate our past commanders in chief for their service. Test your knowledge on some U.S. presidents who visited and made their marks in Monmouth County:

Seven sitting U.S Presidents have vacationed in Long Branch, including Ulysses S. Grant, who in 1869 declared the town the nation’s “Summer Capital.”

Several weeks after he was shot in Washington, D.C., President James Garfield succumbed to injuries while staying in the Elberon section of Long Branch in 1881.

The Borough of Roosevelt was created and renamed after Franklin D. Roosevelt (originally Jersey Homesteads) during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal.

Dwight D. Eisenhower would spend summers in Monmouth visiting friends in towns like Fair Haven and Shrewsbury.

Many presidential candidates have campaigned in Monmouth. Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy and George H.W. Bush, among others, have stopped in places like Monmouth Park, the Homestead Restaurant in Spring Lake and the Monmouth Shopping Center in Eatontown.

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Monmouth Museum NJ Emerging Artists Series presents: Susu Pianchupattana: Inseparable Exhibition open from September 15th - October 13th, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday,  September 15,...

Cost: Admission $8

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Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Monmouth Museum NJ Emerging Artists Series presents: Susu Pianchupattana: Inseparable Exhibition open from September 15th - October 13th, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday,  September 15,...

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Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Above & Beyond: The History of the Medal of Honor explores the history of the most prestigious military decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces. The medal is awarded to...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for students/seniors,Veterans+active military personnel free

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New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Monmouth Museum NJ Emerging Artists Series presents: Susu Pianchupattana: Inseparable Exhibition open from September 15th - October 13th, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday,  September 15,...

Cost: Admission $8

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: 732-747-2266
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Above & Beyond: The History of the Medal of Honor explores the history of the most prestigious military decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces. The medal is awarded to...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for students/seniors,Veterans+active military personnel free

Where:
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Monmouth Museum NJ Emerging Artists Series presents: Susu Pianchupattana: Inseparable Exhibition open from September 15th - October 13th, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday,  September 15,...

Cost: Admission $8

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: 732-747-2266
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Above & Beyond: The History of the Medal of Honor explores the history of the most prestigious military decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces. The medal is awarded to...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for students/seniors,Veterans+active military personnel free

Where:
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Monmouth Museum NJ Emerging Artists Series presents: Susu Pianchupattana: Inseparable Exhibition open from September 15th - October 13th, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday,  September 15,...

Cost: Admission $8

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: 732-747-2266
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Tapping into Your Psychic Ability with Barbara Mackey Thursday, September 26, 2019 7:30pm – 9:30pm Tickets are $50 Register Online at www.monmouthmuseum.org, or call Helen at...

Cost: 50

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Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: 732-747-2266
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Above & Beyond: The History of the Medal of Honor explores the history of the most prestigious military decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces. The medal is awarded to...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for students/seniors,Veterans+active military personnel free

Where:
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Monmouth Museum NJ Emerging Artists Series presents: Susu Pianchupattana: Inseparable Exhibition open from September 15th - October 13th, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday,  September 15,...

Cost: Admission $8

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: 732-747-2266
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Above & Beyond: The History of the Medal of Honor explores the history of the most prestigious military decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces. The medal is awarded to...

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Where:
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
1 Memorial Lane
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Using themes and characters from The Lion King, students will learn the importance of making good choices through visual art activities, creative dramatics and theatre games....

Cost: $40

Where:
Count Basie Center for the Arts
99 Monmouth st
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Basie Academy of Performing Arts
Telephone: 732-224-8778
Contact Name: Rachel Repole
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Monmouth Museum NJ Emerging Artists Series presents: Susu Pianchupattana: Inseparable Exhibition open from September 15th - October 13th, 2019 Opening Reception: Sunday,  September 15,...

Cost: Admission $8

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: 732-747-2266
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The Middletown Arts Center, in collaboration with EWC (Elizabeth White Creative), presents PERSEPHONE, an immersive multimedia dance theatre production centering around a unique intersection of two...

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36 Church St.
Middletown, NJ  07748
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