The Township of Ocean Historical Museum will present “Lost Amusement Parks of the North Jersey Shore,” by Rick Geffken on Wed., June 13 at 7:15 p.m. in the Ocean Township Board of Education Headquarters (Old Oakhurst School) 163 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst.
Rick Geffken and George Severini have co-written a photographic look at the long-gone amusement parks of the New Jersey shore. They sought out images from the Library of Congress, local historical societies, and private collections to assemble a nostalgic look that recalls a fun era of our past.
Geffken has written numerous articles on Monmouth County history. He is the Publisher of The Monmouth Connection.
He has presented historical research topics at the New Jersey History and Historic Preservation in 2014 and 2015. The President and a Trustee of the Jersey Coast Heritage Museum at Sandlass House Rick has spoken at dozens of historical societies and conferences.