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“Meet George Washington – First in War, First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of our Countrymen.”

September 24 @ 2:00 pm

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President Washington will be addressing you in December of 1799, as he reflects on his life. He  will discuss his early life, service in the French and Indian War, his service as commanding general in the American Revolution, his role in the Constitutional Convention, his two terms as president, and his views on slavery.


Dr. Jeff Schenker portrays President Washington. Jeff taught history for many years at Toms River High School South and is currently serving as an adjunct professor of history at Ocean County College. In addition, Jeff is the president of the Ocean County Historical Society. Jeff has addressed numerous organizations in topics as diverse as the D-Day Invasion, New Jersey in World War I, the Civil War, Joshua Huddy, and Abraham Lincoln.


This event takes place at our museum at 26 Hadley Avenue in Toms River. Our speaker series is free; however, SEATING IS LIMITED! To reserve your seat, send your name, zip code, email address, and the date of the program (September 24, 2023) to


September 24
2:00 pm
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Ocean County Historical Society
26 Hadley Drive
Toms River, NJ 08753 United States
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