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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Matawan Haunted History Tour is almost sold out. The tickets left are between the 5:00 pm and ... See more

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New stories, new route, new ghostly tales. There's no better way to enjoy the Halloween season than ... See more