- Freehold Township Heritage Society
- Historical Sites
The Freehold Township Heritage Society is dedicated to raising funds for the preservation of historic buildings in Freehold Township.
The Freehold Township Historic Preservation Commission maintains a File of Historic Trivia for Freehold and surrounding communities. This can be accessed through the following google link If you’re looking for historic information on genealogy, local businesses, municipal government, local farms, American Revolution and Civil War, cemeteries, schools, prominent citizens, etc. check out this link. The information contained here might not be in any history books or textbooks as most was first hand accounts by locals on particular subjects also from newspaper articles, etc.
After the battle, Henderson rebuilt his home on the existing foundation of the first and named it Cincinnati Hall in honor of the newly found Society of Cincinnati.
The Circa-1860 John M. Boude House
Recent deed and map research has revealed important information about this classic homes passage through history.
The Formans were early Scottish settlers in the Freehold area, the first arriving about 1685.
Georgia Road School House
This Schoolhouse and the West Freehold Schoolhouse are the only 2 original schoolhouses remaining in the Township.
History Brochure of Freehold Township (PDF)
View and download a brochure on the history of Freehold Township.
History of Freehold Township
Read a history of Freehold Township by Lee Ellen Griffith, PhD.
Read about Oakley Farm history from 1686 to 2012.
West Freehold School House
Located at what was once known as Mount's Corner, the school was built in 1847 on land purchased for $25.00.
Wikoff Hill Burial Ground
Located on a bluff overlooking Route 79 (Broadway) in Freehold, NJ this burying ground is on approximately 1/4 of an acre of ground.