Ocean Grove's Hisotric Walking Tour
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove
Invites you on our Guided Historic
WALKING TOURS FEATURING:
The Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove provides visitors with an overview of Ocean Grove from the first Camp Meeting in 1869 to present.
The park between the museum is the site of several historical buildings, The Bishop James Tabernacle built in 1877, the Young Peoples Temple, Thornley Chapel and Beersheba Well.
The Great Auditorium designed by Fred Camp of New York and built in 1894 at a cost of $70,000 is the major attraction of Ocean Grove. It houses the Hope Jones pipe organ that was installed on July 2, 1908 at a cost of $27,000.
You’ll visit and see what it’s like to live one of the charming 114 remaining tents in the historic tent colony which dates back to the first Camp Meeting in 1869.
Your tour continues to Centennial Cottage which dates to 1884 and has been restored to reflect living in Ocean Grove in the late 1800’s.
Your Docent will share tidbits and stories of The Great Auditorium and Ocean Grove such as Presidential visits, movies made in Ocean Grove, famous residents and much more as you walk around and visit sites.
Wednesday & Friday - 1:00PM
Saturday - 11:00AM
Tours begin at HSOG Museum on 50 Pitman Ave.
$10.00 ($8.00- Senior Citizens) - Donation
Tours start on Wed. June 19th thru Sept 14th