New Jersey State History Fair


May 13, 2017
11:00 AM until 05:00 PM


This year’s SPIRIT of the JERSEYS State History Fair will be held on Saturday, May 14 at Monmouth Battlefield State Park from 11am-5pm, rain or shine. Five centuries of NJ’s history will be represented by exhibitors from all 21 NJ counties, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania. Highlights of the day’s programs will include an exhibit that features a replica of President Lincoln’s casket with the 14th NJ Volunteers serving as an Honor Guard. A series of historical presentations on such Civil War era topics as music, literature, and soldiers’ personal accounts of their service, will be presented in support of the exhibit. Kenneth Serfass, who will portray General Ulysses S. Grant, will talk about his relationship with the late President. Many other favorite activities will return including 19th c baseball, plowing demonstrations, Lenape foodways, antique cars and historical figures from NJ’s past. Free Admission/$10 parking.


free/$10 parking


View map Monmouth Battlefield State Park
16 State Route 33
Manalapan, NJ

Additional Information


NJ DEP Office of State Historic Sites


(732) 462-9616

Contact name

Beverly Weaver

Contact email


All ages


No registration required



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