History

Historic Christ Church in Middletown, NJ

Historic Christ Church in Middletown, NJ

6 months ago
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Interview with The Rev. Dr. William Carl Thomas of Christ Church in Middletown, NJ.

Photo Memories of New Jersey

Photo Memories of New Jersey

10 months ago
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My good friend, Les Horner, shares his photographic memories of New Jersey.

Hollywood on the Hudson

Hollywood on the Hudson

1 year ago
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The story of how Fort Lee, NJ, became the home of the motion picture industry before "Hollywood."

Lost Amusement Parks

Lost Amusement Parks

1 year ago
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Author Rick Geffken discusses his new book about the many amusement parks in the Northern Jersey Shore which no  longer exist.

History Tour of the Jersey Bayshore

History Tour of the Jersey Bayshore

1 year ago
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Monmouth County Historian Randy Gabrielan talks about his favorite historic sites to visit in the Jersey Bayshore area.  Included are reports on a NJ12 television report on Henry Hudson Springs and another report on the Jersey Bayshore exhibit at the annual Made in Monmouth home show.

Secrets of Hartshorne Woods

Secrets of Hartshorne Woods

1 year ago
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Hartshorne Woods Park has rich and varied ancestral and military histories whch are explored in this epsiode.  Military historian, Cory Newman, takes us on a tour through the park to explore the ruins.  Today, the park is managed by the Monmouth County Park System.

History of Keyport

History of Keyport

1 year ago
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Local resident of Keyport, NJ, Tom Gallo, talks about the history of the town and shares historic items and photographs.  For more information about Keyport, visit:  http://www.KEYPORTNewJersey.com THINGS TO DO IN KEYPORT Charter a boat at one of four marinas to go fishing or sightseeing. Launch your...

Jersey Bayshore History in Pictures

Jersey Bayshore History in Pictures

1 year ago
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Les Horner has an extensive collection of historic photographs and postcards, and on this episode he shares many of them with viewers.

Tale of Two Lighthouses

Tale of Two Lighthouses

1 year ago
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Lighthouses of the Jersey Bayshore are the subject of this episode of JERSEY BAYSHORE COUNTRY.  Celebrating 250 years of continuous operations, the Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the main focus of the program with an ingterview by National Park Service Ranger & Historian Tom Hoffman.  The Twin Lights of Navesink...

The Burrowes Mansion

The Burrowes Mansion

1 year ago
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THE BURROWES MANSION & MUSEUM is a historic home built in approximately 1723 by John Bowne III and became known as the Burrowes Mansion when it was purchased by John “Corn King” Burrowes in 1769. The Burrowes Mansion is most famous for being the site of an early morning raid in 1778 by Tories intent on...

Civil Unrest in the 1700's

Civil Unrest in the 1700's

1 year ago
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Author Robert Mayers talks about his most recent book.  He describes what life was like in the Jersey Bayshore during the Revolutionary War and it wasn't a very friendly place in the neighborhood.

Ghost Hunt at Burrowes Mansion

Ghost Hunt at Burrowes Mansion

1 year ago
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THE BURROWES MANSION & MUSEUM is a historic home built in approximately 1723 by John Bowne III and became known as the Burrowes Mansion when it was purchased by John “Corn King” Burrowes in 1769. The Burrowes Mansion is most famous for being the site of an early morning raid in 1778 by Tories intent on...

In the beginning...

In the beginning...

1 year ago
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Host John Schneider imagines how the Jersey Bayshore must have appeared to the early settlers.

Slavery & Segregation

Slavery & Segregation

1 year ago
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New Jersey was the last state to abolish slavery and this episode explores slavery and segregation in the area.

Cold War Era at the Jersey Bayshore

Cold War Era at the Jersey Bayshore

1 year ago
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At one time, our country's defenses were located throughout the Jersey Bayshore. Today, the relics of those installations are clearly visible and the memories of what happened is very strong.

More Military History of the Jersey Bayshore

More Military History of the Jersey Bayshore

1 year ago
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At one time, our country's defenses were located throughout the Jersey Bayshore. Today, the relics of those installations are clearly visible and the memories of what happened is very strong.

Nike Missile Site on Sandy Hook

Nike Missile Site on Sandy Hook

1 year ago
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During the Cold War, Sandy Hook (NJ) was home to a Nike Missile Base ready to defend our nation with some 500 kilotons of nuclear warheads. In this episode, one of the people who manned the installation takes us on a tour of the relics which still exist at the former site.  

Bringing the Gun Barrel Back to Battery Lewis

Bringing the Gun Barrel Back to Battery Lewis

1 year ago
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Efforts by the Monmouth County Park Service to return a very large gun barrel to Battery Lewis in Hartshorne Woods Park are documented in this episode.  

Aeromarine Airways

Aeromarine Airways

1 year ago
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During the early part of the 20th century, Aeromarine Airways was building seaplanes in Keyport, NJ, and offering travel services to Chicago and Key West.

Matawan Shark Attack

Matawan Shark Attack

1 year ago
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The story of a shark which swam up a freshwater creek in Keyport and Matawan during 1916 and killed two people.