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. 


There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site and take a moment to drop us a line. Use the "Contact Us"  form below.

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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

Historical House Program

We Need Your Help

Does the house you live in have a history about it?

Dou you know what year it was built?

We would appreciate any information that you may have.

Contact the Historical Society at (732)-774-1619 or use the contact  form below.

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Avon Historical Society

227 Woodland Ave, Avon, NJ 07717, US

(732) 774-1619