Avalon Historical Society Photo Contest Exhibit

Avalon Historical Society Photo Contest Exhibit

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 12:00 AM to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 11:55 PM

Stop by the History Center starting June 7 to view this year's Historical Society Photo Contest entries and winners. Photos will be displayed through June 30.

Virtual History Center Paper Peddler Trivia Night

Virtual History Center Paper Peddler Trivia Night

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Register your team of family and friends and demonstrate your knowledge of Avalon’s history and culture in a Quizzo-inspired trivia game! The Paper Peddler, an iconic Avalon bookstore that closed its doors in 2014, had a tradition of writing an Av...

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History Center Lecture: Historical Gardens of Avalon

History Center Lecture: Historical Gardens of Avalon

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

This virtual presentation with History Center Curator Bonita Risley will follow the route of gardening styles from Europe to the east coast of the US during the times of Colonial, Revival Colonial, Victorian & 20th Century influences. Understand t...

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Tea Time in the History Center Garden

Tea Time in the History Center Garden

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 11:00 AM

Enjoy tea with us outdoors in our back garden as we share memories of old Avalon, and make new ones. Weather permitting.

History Center Lecture: Robert J. Walker, History and Archaeology of a Coastal Survey Steamship

History Center Lecture: Robert J. Walker, History and Archaeology of a Coastal Survey Steamship

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us for this virtual lecture detailing the history of the Robert J. Walker, an iron hulled, paddlewheel steamship that was in service for the US Coast Survey, before it was lost with twenty men after a collision at sea off Atlantic City, NJ in...

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History Center Lecture: History of the Jersey Shore

History Center Lecture: History of the Jersey Shore

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Have you ever wondered why there is an elephant-shaped building on the beach in Margate? A concrete ship stuck in the sand off Cape May Point? A town named Loveladies? Or Ship Bottom? Join us for the virtual tour of our coastal history, from the l...

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History Center Lecture: The Discovery of a Masterpiece

History Center Lecture: The Discovery of a Masterpiece

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Mallory Mortillaro will present a virtual lecture detailing her remarkable discovery. Ms. Mortillaro serves as the Curator of Collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation in Madison, NJ. While she was cataloging the artwork housed inside of the Ha...

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Tea Time in the History Center Garden

Tea Time in the History Center Garden

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00 AM

Enjoy tea with us outdoors in our back garden as we share memories of old Avalon, and make new ones. Weather permitting.