Category: MB History


Riding the Monmouth Beach Rails

If America’s late 18th century “High and Mighty” were going to make a then remote seashore region (Monmouth Beach and Long Branch) a summer...


Grand Old Hall of Monmouth Beach

The stately building on the southwest corner of Beach Road and Willow Avenue serves as the heartbeat of municipal government — the Monmouth Beach...


Monmouth Beach & the Atomic Age

My father always told me that Harry Truman should be my favorite American President. “If he didn’t drop the bomb in World War II,...


“Wooden Palaces” of Monmouth Beach

More old Monmouth Beach homes … “Stick Style” … “Swiss Style Villa” … “Carpenter Gothic” … “Queen Anne Style” … “Shingle Style” … “Colonial...


Monmouth Beach Golf Course

Monmouth Beach was likely home to the first formal golf course on the Jersey Shore.* In 1896, the Monmouth Beach Association purchased the land...


The Blueprint for Monmouth Beach

First incorporated in the Spring of 1871, the Monmouth Beach Association is largely credited with developing the borough that we know today. The group’s...


Looking Over Monmouth Beach

Enjoy some shore heights … Here are more than 100 interesting aerial images from around Monmouth Beach — past and present:


“Monmouth Beach Club” Images

The Monmouth Beach Bath & Tennis Club (known popularly as “The Club”) is on Ocean Avenue. I consider this coastal building to be a...