Category: MB History

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Monmouth Beach’s Almost President

Monmouth Beach can’t claim that a resident was President of the United States. Almost though. Garret Augustus Hobart, born in neighboring Long Branch, was...

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A President in Monmouth Beach

A President of the United States of America did visit Monmouth Beach or what was to become Monmouth Beach (the town was considered part...

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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...

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MB Fire Company: Super Service

The all-volunteer Monmouth Beach Fire Company — proud of its century-long dedication to protecting the lives and property of its neighbors — actually predates...

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Monmouth Beach History Archive

Do some binge-reading about Monmouth Beach history — pick a link and read: • Monmouth Beach’s Founding Father — HERE • Monmouth Beach: Did You...

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Remembering Galilee: Going to Sea

Today, few people remember and even fewer know that Monmouth Beach was once a thriving commercial fishing village. While many local anglers still regularly...

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“Monmouth Beach Yankees”

A new pro baseball season is fast approaching … Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford and other New York Yankee legends hanging out in...

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Going to the Corner Store in MB

A corner store — nearly every community has one, as does Monmouth Beach. Down through the years many a borough youth can say they...

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MB Bathing Pavilion History

The idea of a borough-owned bathing facility became a reality in April 1921, when the Monmouth Beach Borough Council approved a sum of $8,000...