Covenhoven House

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Covenhoven House

Monmouth County Historical Association
150 W. Main St., Freehold, NJ 07728
732-462-1466
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Property Description

William A. Covenhoven and wife Elizabeth Van Cleaf reflected their inherited wealth through the acquisition of land and the construction of an impressive home. Among the house's interior appointments are finely detailed paneling on all major fireplace walls, cupboards with glazed doors and carved shell bonnets and painted woodwork decoration in the master bedroom.

The house served as British General Clinton's Headquarters prior to the Battle of Monmouth.

Open May - September; Fri. - Sun. from 1 pm - 4 pm. Other times for groups, by appointment. Admission $5, Seniors & Children $2.50.