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Walking Tours: The 108th Anniversary of the 1916 Matawan Shark Attack (SOLD OUT)

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday July 12th, save the date!
The Matawan Aberdeen Historical Society is proud to present “The 108th Anniversary of the 1916 Matawan Shark Attack Walking Tours.”
Join us to hear the incredible story of tragedy and heroism that shocked a nation and inspired the movie “Jaws.”
This year’s event will be held one day only, July 12th, which is the anniversary of the attacks. Join us for a fascinating walking tour of Matawan that will tell the incredible story at multiple sites all linked to the shark attack. Total distance traveled for each tour will be 1.5 miles and will last an estimated 1.5 hrs.
The donation per ticket will be $30 per person. Children 12 and under are FREE. All proceeds will go towards supporting our non-profit organization and maintaining the Burrowes Mansion Museum.
Tours will be sold as three separate tour groups, each limited to 40 people. Free snacks and refreshments will also be provided to all guests. The tour times on July 12 are 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm, and 9:00 pm.
Presale ticket access will be begin Tuesday 6/25. Matawan Aberdeen Historical Society members will be given first access and receive a discounted donation price of $20 per ticket. Any remaining available tickets will then go on sale to the general public 6/27 through an eventbrite link that will be posted on our Facebook page.


July 12
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Matawan Historical Society
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