Meetings:   First Tuesday of Each Month, 5:30 p.m.
            Town Hall Meeting Room, 124 Cedar Drive


Contact:     historic@colts-neck.nj.us


The Historic Preservation Committee shall be responsible to:

A.  Prepare and maintain a survey of historic structures and sites within the Township from 1875 and earlier.

B.  Carry out advisory, educational and informational functions as will promote historic preservation in the Township.

C.  Preserve the heritage of the Township by preserving resources within the Township which reflect elements of its cultural, social, economic and architectural history.

D.  Promote appreciation of historic structures and sites for the education, pleasure and welfare of the local population.

E.  Encourage the appropriate maintenance and preservation of historic structures and sites.

F.  Promote the conservation of historic structures and sites and to invite voluntary compliance for said conservation.

G.  Monitor and recommend to the Township Committee the submission of any grants related to historic preservation.

H.  Monitor and recommend to the Township Committee the inclusion of any structures or sites within the state or federal historical register.

I.  Recognize structures and sites from 1875 and earlier with appropriate plaques.

J.  Collect and maintain an oral and pictorial history of the Township.




Lillian G. Burry, Chair

December 31, 2012

Edward C. Eastman, Jr., Liaison

December 31, 2010

Vincent Cerullo

December 31, 2010

Jane Davis

December 31, 2011

David Engebretson

December 31, 2012

Lucy Knipfing

December 31, 2010

Dr. Jennifer Engel

December 31, 2011

Mary Fournier

December 31, 2011

Harold Kilbride

December 31, 2010

Laura Kolnoski

December 31, 2010

Patricia Mitchell

December 31, 2012

Theresa Mordarski

December 31, 2010

Toni Morello

December 31, 2012

Maggie Osmulski

December 31, 2010

Ann Rippa

December 31, 2011

Louise Whitney

December 31, 2012

Ellen Terry, Secretary


Colts Neck Township Related History Resources

  • Articles of Incorporation of Atlantic Township (now Colts Neck) Part 1
  • Articles of Incorporation of Atlantic Township (now Colts Neck) Part 2
  • Colts Neck's Family Cemetery Collection
  • Historical Preservation Committee 2010 Meeting Minutes

  • 02/10 Meeting minutes
  • 03/10 Meeting minutes
  • 04/10 Meeting minutes
  • For previous years minutes

    Township Historic Reference Material

  • Oral History of Carroll Barclay
  • History of the Hall of Records
  • History of the Board of Chosen Freeholders
  • History of Colts Neck - published by the Colts Neck Historical Committee, c.1965
  • History of Colts Neck Fire Co No.1 - 50th Anniversary, 1977
  • History from The Natural Resources Inventory
  • Population Growth from Master Plan
  • Atlas of Monmouth County-F.W. Beers 1873
  • A History of Monmouth County-Franklin Ellis, 1885
  • Historical and Biographical Atlas of the New Jersey Coast-Woolman & Rose 1878
  • This Old Monmouth Of Ours-William Horner 1932
  • Laird's history from Laird's.
  • Historical Population Trend

    1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 19801990 1992 2000 2009
    1,241 1,177 1,814 2,177 5,819 7,888 8,559 9,405 11,179
    11,999 est.

    History Related Links

  • Local historical information/collection
  • Monmouth County Archives
  • National Women's History Project
  • Historic Preservation Links

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