Historic Site Interpreter – Historic Portland Place

Portland Place
Portland Place overlooks the Navesink River in Hartshorne Woods Park and was owned by the Hartshorne family for much of its long history. The restored 18th century house, furnishings, art, and exhibits help tell the story of the region’s early history and the Hartshorne family legacy in Monmouth County. Portland Place is on the National and State Registries of Historic Places. 
Hours: 24-32 hours per week; including some weekends and holidays; late April to November 19.
Location: Portland Place, Hartshorne Woods Park, Middletown
Pay: Depends on qualifications
  • Become well-versed with interpretive and background materials, and tour script, which will be provided.
  • Engage with the public in a congenial and welcoming manner; maintain a sense of excitement about relative topics; and respect different learning levels and points of view.
  • Conduct guided tours of the historic house and grounds; interpret exhibitions and provide visitor with a deeper understanding and appreciation of all aspects of Portland Place.
  • Assist with creation and implementation of additional programs and interpretive materials.
  • On-site training will be provided.
Contact: Dorothy Reilly at Dorothy.reilly@monmouthcountyparks.com


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