• Photograph of old wooden box in a glass case.

    Tool chest belonging to Lucy, the last enslaved person freed in South Jersey.

    Fabulous Females of Atlantic County exhibit (March-April 2023)

  • Exterior photograph of Atlantic County Historical Society building in Somers Point, New Jersey
  • Crowded room with people sitting down, watching two men talk
  • Researcher looking for a book in library bookshelves.
  • Woman and three children looking at antique dollclothes, held by museum curator
  • Book (Absegami yesteryear), newsletter, and yearbook arranged on a table.
  • Group of men standing with quilts wrapped around their shoulders. These are veterans who were interviewed for the Veterans History Project. They were honored with the quilts from the Quilts of Valor project.

Looking for ways to support ACHS?

  • Eating at Shore Diner any day: print this voucher so that ACHS receives a portion of your bill.
  • Join us! We're always happy to have new members.
  • Consider donating items or money - now or in your estate planning.


The library and museum are now OPEN each week from Thursdays to Saturdays from 10am to 3:30pm. We look forward to seeing you!

Spring 2023 Newsletter

The 1880s Atlantic City real estate development firm that was led by women, a tribute to Pat Parker, a schedule of our upcoming events, and more are in our latest issue of the newsletter

New Exhibit!

Fabulous Females of Atlantic County, highlighting some of the well-known and lesser-known contributions of women in our area. On display in the museum now until April 22 during normal operating hours! 

Special Events & Meetings

Atlantic County Historical Society
♦ 907 Shore Rd. Box 301 ♦ Somers Point, NJ ♦ 08244
(609) 927-5218 
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