Around Matawan and Aberdeen

A Look Between the Pages

history, Matawan N.J., Aberdeen N.J., Helen Henderson
Amazon Review - Informative    
5 out of 5 stars

This entry into the publisher's Images of America series uses their usual format of historic images with narrative text. Anyone interested in local history of the area will want to own this well done book.

Amazon Review - 
Treasure of Local Images
5 out of 5 stars

Local historian Helen Henderson has gathered together over 180 historic photographs, many rare and previously unpublished. The images are used to illustrate the changes of Matawan and Aberdeen, New Jersey, from a colonial settlelment to a 1920s resort, and as an industrial area to the suburban bedroom community of today. The book is a unique keepsake for current or former residents.


Pictorial History of  Matawan Borough and Aberdeen Township. 

Called New Aberdeen by early settlers and later known as Middletown Point, the area covered today by the communities of Matawan Borough, Aberdeen Township, Cliffwood, and Freneau has a rich heritage.

128 pages --- 180 photographs
many historic and previously unpublished

The Companion Book to the comprehensive history,
Of Town and Field: Matawan and Aberdeen. 


Available from (paperback and hardcover),  Arcadia Press, Barnes&Noble

Or at the Burrowes Mansion Museum operated by the Matawan Historical Society.

Burrowes Mansion Museum
94 Main Street, Matawan NJ 07747
(1st & 3rd Sundays, 2 to 4 PM)