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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Bring your binoculars and join us on a trek through Sandy Hook to observe the seals and waterfowl that overwinter in New Jersey. Participants will be car caravanning to multiple locations in...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ  07732
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Sponsor: American Littoral Society
Telephone: 732-291-0055
Contact Name: Dave Hawkins
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Dr. Seuss’ most-loved characters come together for the fun-filled performance of Seussical at the Spring Lake Community House in Spring Lake. Children from ages 3 to 103 will enjoy the life...

Cost: $22–$30

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Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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Bring your binoculars and join us on a trek through Sandy Hook to observe the seals and waterfowl that overwinter in New Jersey. Participants will be car caravanning to multiple locations in...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ  07732
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Sponsor: American Littoral Society
Telephone: 732-291-0055
Contact Name: Dave Hawkins
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Dr. Seuss’ most-loved characters come together for the fun-filled performance of Seussical at the Spring Lake Community House in Spring Lake. Children from ages 3 to 103 will enjoy the life...

Cost: $22–$30

Where:
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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Bring your binoculars and join us on a trek through Sandy Hook to observe the seals and waterfowl that overwinter in New Jersey. Participants will be car caravanning to multiple locations in...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ  07732
View map »


Sponsor: American Littoral Society
Telephone: 732-291-0055
Contact Name: Dave Hawkins
Website »

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Dr. Seuss’ most-loved characters come together for the fun-filled performance of Seussical at the Spring Lake Community House in Spring Lake. Children from ages 3 to 103 will enjoy the life...

Cost: $22–$30

Where:
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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Bring your binoculars and join us on a trek through Sandy Hook to observe the seals and waterfowl that overwinter in New Jersey. Participants will be car caravanning to multiple locations in...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ  07732
View map »


Sponsor: American Littoral Society
Telephone: 732-291-0055
Contact Name: Dave Hawkins
Website »

More information

Dr. Seuss’ most-loved characters come together for the fun-filled performance of Seussical at the Spring Lake Community House in Spring Lake. Children from ages 3 to 103 will enjoy the life...

Cost: $22–$30

Where:
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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Bring your binoculars and join us on a trek through Sandy Hook to observe the seals and waterfowl that overwinter in New Jersey. Participants will be car caravanning to multiple locations in...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ  07732
View map »


Sponsor: American Littoral Society
Telephone: 732-291-0055
Contact Name: Dave Hawkins
Website »

More information

Dr. Seuss’ most-loved characters come together for the fun-filled performance of Seussical at the Spring Lake Community House in Spring Lake. Children from ages 3 to 103 will enjoy the life...

Cost: $22–$30

Where:
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
View map »

More information

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Bring your binoculars and join us on a trek through Sandy Hook to observe the seals and waterfowl that overwinter in New Jersey. Participants will be car caravanning to multiple locations in...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ  07732
View map »


Sponsor: American Littoral Society
Telephone: 732-291-0055
Contact Name: Dave Hawkins
Website »

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Monmouth University presents Sweet Honey in the Rock at the Pollak Theatre in West Long Branch at 8 p.m. The Grammy Award-winning female African-American a cappella group possesses a stunning vocal...

Cost: $40-60

Where:
Pollak Theatre
Howard Ave
West Long Branch, NJ  07764
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Dr. Seuss’ most-loved characters come together for the fun-filled performance of Seussical at the Spring Lake Community House in Spring Lake. Children from ages 3 to 103 will enjoy the life...

Cost: $22–$30

Where:
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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The Stone Pony
913 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park, NJ  07712
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Red, white or rosé? You can try them all during the Jersey Shore Wine Weekend at The Breakers Hotel in Spring Lake presented by the Jersey Shore Restaurant Week. The festivities include wine...

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The Breakers Hotel
1507 Ocean Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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Bring your binoculars and join us on a trek through Sandy Hook to observe the seals and waterfowl that overwinter in New Jersey. Participants will be car caravanning to multiple locations in...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
American Littoral Society
18 Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ  07732
View map »


Sponsor: American Littoral Society
Telephone: 732-291-0055
Contact Name: Dave Hawkins
Website »

More information

Monmouth University presents Sweet Honey in the Rock at the Pollak Theatre in West Long Branch at 8 p.m. The Grammy Award-winning female African-American a cappella group possesses a stunning vocal...

Cost: $40-60

Where:
Pollak Theatre
Howard Ave
West Long Branch, NJ  07764
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Website »

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Dr. Seuss’ most-loved characters come together for the fun-filled performance of Seussical at the Spring Lake Community House in Spring Lake. Children from ages 3 to 103 will enjoy the life...

Cost: $22–$30

Where:
Spring Lake Community House
300 Madison Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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Wonder Bar
Ocean Ave
Asbury Park, NJ  07712
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Red, white or rosé? You can try them all during the Jersey Shore Wine Weekend at The Breakers Hotel in Spring Lake presented by the Jersey Shore Restaurant Week. The festivities include wine...

Where:
The Breakers Hotel
1507 Ocean Ave
Spring Lake, NJ  07762
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