'The Farmer's Life': Reminiscences of Monmouth County Retired Jewish Egg Farmers

Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County

310 Mounts Corner Drive
Freehold, NJ 07728

The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County presents "The Farmer's Life": Reminiscences of Monmouth County Retired Jewish Egg Farmers on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM. Join Stephen Cohen, Everett Rogove and Ben Ross in a panel discussion as they reminisce about egg farming in Monmouth County. This program is held in conjunction with our current exhibit, "The Land Was Theirs: The Story of the Jewish Farmers of Monmouth County". All interested individuals and families are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussion. Light refreshments will be served at 6:15 PM and admission is free (contributions are welcome). Steven Cohen owned a chicken farm on Colts Neck Road, Farmingdale from 1948-1962. His parents bought the 13-acre farm with the proceeds from the sale of their liquor store. Everett Rogove had more than 30,000 breeding hens on his 100-acre farm on West Farm Road in Howell and Benjamin (Ben) Ross's farm, started by his father Max Rosenkrantz, was in Toms River. The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County is located at 310 Mounts Corner Drive in Freehold Township. It is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and is handicapped accessible. For more information call the Museum at 732-252-6990 or visit www.jhmomc.org.

Tuesday - June 17, 2014

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The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-252-6990
Website: Click to Visit

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Free (contributions welcome)

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