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Books, Maps, and Media available from OCHS

The following sections contain a list of all publications available from the Ocean County Historical Society. We’re very proud of the fact that many of the titles available were actually created and published by the OCHS.

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Published By OCHS

book-cover-242.jpgThe Story of Westmont Shores:
First known as St.-Elmo-on-Sea,
and now part of Lavallette, NJ
By Brian Bovasso $18.00

Along The Toms River (Images of America)
By OCHS Publications Committee $22.00

Barnegat Bay Decoys and Gunning Clubs
By Patricia H. Burke $10.00

Beachwood Borough Directory &
Who’s Who, 1924

By William Mill Butler $32.00

Bergen Iron Works and Its Tokens
By William S. Dewey $12.00

Biographical Cyclopedia of Ocean County
By William Fischer $40.00

Chickaree in the Wall: One Room Schools in Ocean County
By Carolyn Campbell, Peryl King, and Martha Smith $10.00

Closed Sea: From the Manasquan to the Mullica
By Kent Mountford $25.00

David R. Anderson Funeral Register 1900-1918
Compiled by Carolyn Campbell $12.00

Diaries of Adelia Goble – A Maid’s View of Point Pleasant NJ 1902-05

Downshore from Manahawkin to New Gretna (Images of America)
By OCHS Publications Committee $20.00

Downtown Toms River  Way Back When (Turn of the Century Pictorial)
Compiled by William A. King and Adolph Woolley $10.00

Elizabeth Force–From the Jersey Shore to the Big Apple
By OCHS Publications Committee $9.00

Elizabeth Meirs Morgan – Historian, Botanist, and Environmentalist
By OCHS Publications Committee $30.00

F. Slade Dale: The Life of His Choice
By Samuel V. Merrick $20.00

Good Luck Churchyard & Cemetery
By OCHS Publications Committee $10.00

Index of Individuals From Ocean County, NJ Who Served In WWI – 1916-1919
By L.E. Barnes/C. Miller $20.00

Index To People and Events In The Civil War 1861-1867
From Ocean Emblem & New Jersey Courier $12.00

Island Heights and Windsor Park
(Reprint of 1888 Booklet) $6.00

Jersey Pine Barrens Historic Industries

Life-Saving Along the Coast
By Captain R. F. Bennett
(Includes Surfboats, Rockets, & Carronades) $50.00

Living With The Pine Barrens
By Jack Cervetto $15.00

Moored To The Mast: History of Lighter Than Air at Lakehurst
By Thomas M. Williams, $15.00

Ocean County Marriages
By Elizabeth Ann Grant $20.00

100 Memorable Moments In Ocean County’s History
By Lynn Olsen $8.00

Place Names of Ocean County 1609-1849
By Vivian Zinkin
Soft Cover $8.00 Hard Cover $11.00

Prisoner Exchange
By Bill Lauer $6.00

Reflections From the Scroll
Compiled By Bob Camp, 1998 $10.00

The Soper Family
By Elizabeth Ann Grant $12.00

Tides of Times
By Ocean County Elementary Principals Association, 1938
(Reprint 1988) $15.00

The United States War With Spain, An Index From The New Jersey Courier Newspaper
By L.E. Barnes/C. Miller $3.00

When Cranberries Were King In Ocean County, NJ
By The Thursday Group $30.00

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OCHS has a selection of dated Christmas ornaments for sale.
Call the Museum for a list of available ornaments and prices.

Books By Other Publishers

A-Cats A Century of Tradition
By Gary Jobson & Roy Wilkins $50.00

An Old Fashioned Christmas In The Pine Barrens
By Louise Ann Barton & Donna Lee Sharp Albertson $10.00

The Bat Book
By Marilyn Schmidt $6.00

The Bat’s Toe
By Gail Hunt & Roni Strain $12.00

Blackman Revisited
By June Methot $20.00

Brick Township (Images of America)
By Eugene Donatiello & John G. Leavey $22.00

Century of Art, A
By Pauline S. Miller and Marilyn R. Kralik $15.00

Churches and Graveyards of the New Jersey Pine Barrens
By Marilyn Schmidt $12.00

Cranberry Cookery
By Marilyn Schmidt $9.00

Double Trouble
By Pauline S. Miller $2.00

Early Manchester and William Torrey
By William S. Dewey $5.00

Eighteen Miles of History on Long Beach Island
By John Bailey Lloyd (New 1994 Edition) $38.00

Exploring the Pine Barrens of New Jersey A Guide
By Marilyn Schmidt $20.00
Companion Map to Guide $6.00

Folk Food of the Pine Barrens of New Jersey
By Marilyn Schmidt $13.00

By Carole Bradshaw $20.00

Georgian Court University (Images of America)
By Edwarda Barry $20.00

Great Jersey Shore Jaunts
By Kelley Ann McGee $12.00

The Great March Storm of 1962
Ocean County Sun $4.00

Guarding New Jersey’s Shore – Lighthouses and Life-Saving Stations (Images of America)
By David Veasey $20.00

History of Brick Township
By Eleanor Angott $15.00

The Jersey Devil’s Favorite Cranberry Recipes and Folklore
By Lee Gant-Thorn $9.00

Lakewood (Images of America)
By Scott M. Kozelnik $22.00

A Life of Service: William Augustus Newell
By Lloyd R. Applegate $12.00

Lila W. Thompson, A Woman For All Seasons
By Donald C. Thompson Soft Cover $20.00

Long Beach Island (Images of America)
By George Hartnett & Kevin Hughes $20.00

Lovelandtown A small hamlet in Ocean County, New Jersey
By Pauline S. Miller $10.00

More Forgotten Towns

Naval Air Station, Lakehurst (Images of America)
By Kevin Pace, et al $20.00

New Egypt & Plumstead Township (Images of America)
By Arlene S. Bice $20.00

New Jersey in History Fighting to be Heard
By Thomas P. Farner $26.00

New Jersey’s Coastal Heritage
By Mark Dilonno $16.00

New Jersey Shipwrecks–350 Years in the Graveyard of the Atlantic
By Margaret Bucholz $44.00

Ocean County, Four Centuries in the Making
By Pauline Miller $45.00

Old Historic Churches of New Jersey, Volume 1
By Ellis L. Derry $20.00

Old Historic Churches of New Jersey, Volume 2
By Ellis L. Derry $20.00

150 Year History of the Sheriff’s Department 1850-2000
By Jeff Thompson and Betty Grant $15.00

Point Pleasant (Images of America), Volume I
By Jerry Woolley $17.00

Point Pleasant (Images of America), Volume II
By Jerry Woolley $17.00

Point Pleasant Post Card Series (Images of America)

Salter’s History of Monmouth & Ocean Counties
By Edwin B. Salter $45.00

Scary Stories In The Pine Barrens
By Louise Ann Barton & Donna Lee Sharp Albertson $10.00

Seaside Heights Post Card Series (Images of America)
By Chris Vaz $22.00

Seaside Park (Images of America)
By Andrew Anderson $22.00

Seaside Park’s Sunshine News

Sentinels of The Shore (Lighthouses and Lightships of N.J.)shorechronicles.jpg
By Bill Gateley $13.00

Shore Chronicles
By Margaret Buchholz
Hard Cover $27.00

Six Miles at Sea Long Beach Island
By John Lloyd Bailey
Hard Cover $32.00

Suited to a Tea
By Patricia B. Mitchell $5.00

Toms River was in Flames The Toms River Blockhouse Fight
By Nick Rakoncza $15.00

To Save A Bay
By Bill Hammarstrom $15.00

Towns Lost But Not Forgotten
By Marilyn Schmidt $15.00

Transcriptions of Early Church Records

A Tree Frog in a Cranberry Bog
By Gail Hunt & Roni Strain $12.00

The United States Life-Saving in Ocean County
Material from Annual Reports 1876-1914
Hard Cover: $60.00 Soft Cover: $50.00

Up and Down The Beach
By June Methot $27.50

USS Los Angeles
By William F. Althoff
Hard Cover $45.00

Vacations In The Pine Barrens
By Louise Ann Barton & Donna Lee Sharp Albertson $10.00

Victorian Christmas Celebration Cookbook
By Patricia Mitchell $5.00

Victorian Parlors & Tea Parties
By Patricia Mitchell $5.00

Voices In The Pines
By Karen P. Riley $16.00

Whisper In The Pines
By Karen P. Riley $16.00

Wildflowers of the Pine Barrens of New Jersey
By Howard P. Boyd $20.00

Ye Olde Clamtowm Almanac
By Lee Gant Thorn $15.00

Historical Maps

old-manahawkin-map.jpg A Sampling of
Historical Maps

(Call For Prices)

Ocean County
1872 Beers & Comstock

New Jersey
1616 Hendricks
1812 William Giberson
1913 NJ Railroads

From Woolman & Rose Atlas 1878

Barnegat               Lavallette
Bayville                 Manahawkin
Bricksburg            Toms River
Cedar Creek          Tuckerton
& Good Luck       Waretown
Forked River         West Creek

Coastal Surveys
From Sandy Hook to Cape May

From 1616 to 1920 With political division of the new (1850) Ocean County. Depicting the changing coast, inlets, and islands. Locating roads and railroads, creeks and bogs, bays and islands. Showing residents of 1870’s Barnegat Bay.ochs-video.jpg


Video Cassettes
Ocean County $10.00

Toms River Block House Fight $5.00

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Painted Wood Work
Toms River Block House $15.00

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