Introduction to Oceanport, New Jersey
Oceanport was formed from parts of Eatonton Township on April 6, 1920. During the Revolutionary War, George Washington’s army battled the British forces under the command of Sir Henry Clinton, in what came to be known as the Battle of Monmouth. The battle took place on June 28, 1778 and is said to have been the longest battle fought in the war.
Oceanport and nearby Attractions
- Allaire State Park
- Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum
- Wolf Hill Recreation Area
- Monmouth Battlefield
- New York Aquarium
- Blue Mountain
Things To Do In Oceanport
Allgor-Barkalow Homestead Museum, the Monmouth Museum, and the Coney Island Museum are some of the museums accessible from Oceanport. Local parks include Allaire State Park, Gateway National Recreation Area, and the Cheesequake State Park. Other popular local attractions include the Belmont Park Race Track, the Brooklyn Borough Hall and Prospect Park Zoo.
Newark Liberty International is the nearest major airport.
Oceanport Higher Education
Brookdale Community College, Georgian Court University, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, and Monmouth University are some of the nearby colleges and universities.