Welcome to the Atlantic Highlands Historical Society at the Strauss Mansion Museum. We are located at 27 Prospect Circle in Atlantic Highlands, NJ.
The Strauss Mansion in Atlantic Highlands, NJ is open on weekends from noon–5:00pm.
Below are some upcoming events. Please check our Events page for an extended calendar.
2018 IS AN IMPORTANT ANNIVERSARY
Adolph and Jeanette Strauss built the Strauss Mansion 125 years ago.
We are working on an exciting year of events which will celebrate the history of Atlantic Highlands with themes specific to the era of the home and of our area. Stay tuned! Below are some images showing what the house looked like in the earlier days and when the Board of the Museum took on the project to save the mansion.
MONTHLY MEETING, AUTHOR’S TALK & RECEPTION
The NJ Shark Attacks of 1916
Mr. Grant is the deputy director of the Shark Research Institute (SRI), a Princeton, N.J. - based nonprofit organization that sponsors and conducts research on sharks and promotes their conservation. In this talk he will bring to life what really happened in New Jersey’s famous shark attacks, and the aftermath,
The talk will be at the Strauss Mansion Museum, 27 Prospect Circle.
A reception to follow.
This lecture series is sponsored by generous support from Ken & Doreen Frantz and & Jean Howson.
MUSIC AT THE MANSION
HOSTED BY AUDRA MARIEL
featuring Viktorija Gečytė and Gene Perla Quartet
Thursday 24 May
OUR MONTHLY MUSIC SERIES CONTINUES:
Though born in Lithuania and based in Paris, Gecyte is, in many ways, an American jazz vocalist. She first sang on stage at the age of 5 in her native Lithuania and was soon singing at festivals, touring Europe, recording and making appearances on Lithuanian television.
She met Gene Perla and Sean Gough, who are two thirds of the U.S.-based Go Trio while she and Gough were students at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. Though based in Paris, she has returned to the U.S. to tour every year in the last decade.
$15 at the door
Bring a dish or drink to share.