Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Take a Driving Tour of Old Matawan

An article I wrote for Patch on historic sites in Matawan, NJ was published on their website today.  You can check out the article by clicking on the below link:

Take a Driving Tour of Old Matawan by Matthew Ward





Monday, August 24, 2020

New Book Details Piracy on the Chesapeake Bay

An article I wrote for Patch on Dr. Jamie Goodall's new book, Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: From the Colonial Era to the Oyster Wars, was published on their website last night.

You can check out the article by clicking on the below link:

New Book Details Piracy on the Chesapeake Bay by Matthew Ward




Thursday, August 13, 2020

A Piece of Matawan History is for Sale

An article I wrote for Patch on the Philip Freneau House in Matawan, NJ was published on their website this morning.

You can check out the article by clicking on the below link:

A Piece of Matawan History is for Sale by Matthew Ward


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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Article - Glenwood Institute


An article I wrote for Atlas Obscura on the history of Glenwood Institute in Matawan, NJ was published on their website this morning.

You can check out the article by clicking on the below link:



Friday, July 10, 2020

The Weigh-In: Tony DeMarco's Living Room

The Weigh-In: Tony DeMarco's Living Room: By  Matt Ward Check out my latest boxing story on "Atlas Obscura":  Tony DeMarco's Living Room Support The Weigh-...

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The Weigh-In: Boxing at the Red Bank Armory

The Weigh-In: Boxing at the Red Bank Armory: By  Matt Ward The Red Bank Armory is located at 76 Chestnut Street in Red Bank. The historic building dates back to 1914, and was the home...

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Monmouth County's Rich Boxing History Presentation

Please join the Monmouth County Park System and me, Matt Ward, at the Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth, New Jersey on January 16, 2020 at 6 PM to 8:30 PM for my presentation "Monmouth County's Rich Boxing History."

Following the talk, participants may then take a quick drive to a local brewery to extend the discussion over a beer (pay on your own). Open to ages 21 and up.

The event is open to the public!


I hope to see you there!