About Us

Preserving the Past for Future Generations

We are a community-based, volunteer organization focused on preserving, promoting, and teaching about the unique history of Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ.  We sponsor school and community programs, special events and research projects.  Established in 2009, the Avon Historical Society is an all volunteer, community based organization, incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Tonk's Boathouse c.1930

Get Involved

Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you.  We meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month and you are welcome to attend.  For additional information including meeting location, contact AHS president Mo Hinman at 732-774-1619.  We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You

Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Memorabilia Sale


Avon Historical Society, 

Norwood Inn Memorabilia Sale

Date:  Sunday May 6

Time: 1PM to 4PM

Location: Avon Municipal Building

                301 Main Street

                Avon, NJ

The  Sale of the Norwood Inn memorabilia will be sold on a first-come-fist  -serve basis. Reasonable prices.  Historical Society kindly request  there be no early callers. 

For further information Contact us.


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Make Checks payable to Avon Historical Society and mail along with your name, address, and email address to 227 Woodland Avenue, Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ 07717

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Avon Historical Society

227 Woodland Ave, Avon, NJ 07717, US

(732) 774-1619