Fall Speaker Event - VISIT THE ICONIC CHURCH OF THE PRESIDENTS
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 7:00 pm
Jim Foley, Borough of Deal Historian and President of the Long Branch Historical Museum Association Board of Trustees will present a ZOOM meeting on Wednesday,. October, 21st to members and guests of the Township of Ocean Historical Museum. He will walk us through the history of the St. James Chapel (Church of the Presidents) which was constructed in 1879 and is located in the Elberon section of Long Branch. In addition to discussing the seven presidents who worshipped there, Jim will talk about the "Summer Capital" during our nation's Gilded Age and the role Edgar Dinkelspiel played in saving this National Treasure from the wrecking ball.