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CHRIS KELLY staff A skater casts a long shadow at the Ocean Ice Palace in Brick on Dec. 27. CHRIS KELLY staff

Brick Township Historical Society

CLAIRE SHEPROW Brick Township Historical Society member Janet Nielsen talks about Christmas in the 1800s at the society’s annual Christmas tour at the Havens Homestead Museum on Dec. 11. Story, more photos on page 3. CLAIRE SHEPROW

Cranberry Christmas at Havens farm a trip back to simpler time

Brick Township Historical Society’s annual tour draws record numbers of visitors BY PATRICIA A. MILLER Staff Writer Janet Nielsen didn’t waste any time when it came to planning the Brick Township Historical Society’s annual Christmas event at the Havens Homestead Museum. Above: Mother and son Judy and Jeff Propert play a tune from the Civil …

Church of the Annunciation

CLAIRE SHEPROW Volunteers at the Church of the Annunciation take a break during the church’s annual “Cookie Walk” on Dec. 12. Left to right: Mary Herlick, Cathy Berger, Daria Riegler, Tara Paxton, Helen Ciurczak, Natalie May, Eileen Zanerovsky, Mary Price and Mathushka Mart Breton. Front: Reanne and Larisa Paxton. CLAIRE SHEPROW