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parker homestead - 1665

scholarship opportunity

The Parker Homestead – 1665, Inc., is pleased to award a scholarship in the amount of $1,665 in honor of former Trustee, Liz Hanson.

applicants must be:
  • A Little Silver resident
  • Graduating from any high school in the year of the award.
  • Be accepted to study history or education at any accredited institution of higher education.
2019 event schedule

Starting Sunday, May 5, The Parker Homestead – 1665 will be open for tours every Sunday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

All events are free to the public except Hops & Grapes. Please check the Parker Homestead’s website, Facebook and Instagram for more details and updates. 

    • Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 am – Homestead Volunteers Clean-up
    • Sat., May 4 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pmWeekend in Old Monmouth
    • Sun., May 5 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pmWeekend in Old Monmouth
    • Fri., May 10 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pmHops & Grapes, a fundraiser for Monmouth Conservation Foundation
    • Sun., May 19 at 3:00 pm – Two River Ramble
    • Mon., May 20 – Point Road School 2nd grade visit
    • Sun., June 9 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – History in the Barn: Map of the Manor of Tintern: GIS and Historical Archaeology in Tinton Falls, NJ
    • Sat., July 13 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Monmouth Furnace Base Ball Club vs NY Mutuals
    • Sun., September 22 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Annual Parker Homestead Car Show
    • Sunday, October 28 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – History in the Barn: Jersey Lighting, the History of Laird’s Applejack
    • Sun., December 2 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Annual Parker Homestead Holiday Open House

Community collections

ongoing programs

in our display case