Old Yellow Meeting House

est. 1737

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975

The stated purpose of the Friends of the Old Yellow Meeting House is to preserve and care for the Meeting House, Parsonage and Cemetery by respecting the historical character and rural setting of the property.  We strive for authenticity of design, materials and workmanship and for appropriate use of this property, so that it may be respected, appreciated and enjoyed by future generations.

Announcements

Upcoming Events:

Charlie Zahm Concert  8/18/24

Charlie,  a popular balladeer of Celtic &  Early American music, will return to provide another rousing performance and evoking the history of the Meeting House.  The performance will begin on Sunday August 18th at 6:00 pm.


See Pictures and Videos from Last Year's Concert


Past Events:

Weekend in Old Monmouth  5/4/24 - 5/5/24

The Old Yellow Meeting House was  open for Weekend in Old Monmouth   on the weekend of  May 4-5 2024.  

2023 Annual Reunion & Meeting

Featuring the program:

STRANGER, STOP and CAST an EYE:

an INTRODUCTION to NEW JERSEY’S

HISTORIC BURIAL GROUNDS

by Richard Veit, PhD, RPA

More Program Details

Official Meeting Notice

Welcome to Ye Old Yellow Meeting House

Dating back to the 1700s, Ye Olde Yellow Meeting House is an important  piece of New Jersey History.  

The church is no longer used for regular worship services, but is maintained by the Friends of Old Yellow Meeting House, a volunteer organization.

The grounds are open to the public during daylight hours.  The Meeting House is open during events or by special arrangement and is wheelchair accessible.   The Parsonage is privately occupied and not open to the public.

Please consider Joining Today to support the Old Yellow Meeting House.

48 State Tour, July 2023.   (More Details and Photos Here)

More Info

Please see the article posted here for a for an overview of the Old Yellow Meeting House by Joe Hammond  published in 2021.

Also, See Recently added Historic Photos Here

Scenic Byways

The Old Yellow Meeting House is part of NJ Scenic Byways.

Upper Freehold Historic Farmland Byway - This 24-mile state-designated byway in Monmouth County is steeped in history. The route includes the picturesque and historic Borough of Allentown, the pristine farmland of Upper Freehold Township, Historic Walnford Mill, the Old Yellow Meeting House and the hamlet of Imlaystown. Open spaces to explore include the trails of the Union Transportation Railroad, the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area, Clayton Park and the Horse Park of New Jersey. 

 Follow This Link for a detailed map of the tour.