Welcome to the Matawan Historical Society

Pride in Our Past & Present

Settled by a group of Scottish Presbyterians beginning in the 1680’s, Matawan was first called New Aberdeen, and then Mount Pleasant. Today, Matawan’s historic town core retains its appeal as a place to live, work, and shop.

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We apologize for the inconvenience and short notice but the Burrowes Mansion Museum is closed for ... See more

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They were known as man-eaters before the 1916 New Jersey attacks.