Atlantic Highlands Historical Society
Founded in 1973, the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society preserves and promotes the history of the city. It is located in the historic Adolph Strauss home, which was built in 1893 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. The home is a museum featuring period items including furniture, clothing, tools, photographs and cookware on display. In addition, the archives contains maps, yearbooks, information about Lenape Indian history, postcards, books and photographs.
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