I am always on the lookout for local history and if you are like me, you love to learn more about the area we call home. This piece of Ocean County history is right under our noses here in the "county seat".

 

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Right here in Downtown Toms River is the "Hidden History Trail" and you can go exploring and learning right here in Downtown Toms River and it's a pretty cool experience.

 

 

Shawn Michaels
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This is such a cool thing to do with a club, school, or family. You go around and visit the various sites throughout downtown Toms River and at each site you can scan the site code and learn about how each location played a part in our history here in Ocean County and specifically in Downtown Toms River.

 

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"The Hidden History Trail provides an interactive platform for researching, exploring, and possibly expanding our local knowledge of Downtown TR Heritage and Hauntings…"

This looks like a fantastic way to get fresh air, sunshine, steps and knowledge all in one walk, how great is that and it's free! So take advantage of the Hidden History Trail right here in Downtown Toms River.

If you have done the Hidden History Trail let us know what you thought and post your comments below, we always love your feedback and this would help others who are thinking about doing the trail. Bring your camera for some cool pics too along the way :)

 

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