Called New Aberdeen by early settlers and later known as Middletown Point, the area covered today by the communities of Matawan Borough,
Aberdeen Township, Cliffwood, and Freneau has a rich heritage. Local historian Helen Henderson has collected over 180 historic photographs of the areamany rare and previously unpublishedto create a comprehensive and insightful look back at its development from 1890
to the 1960s.
About the Author
Helen Henderson writes frequently on topics of antiques and local history. She is affiliated with the Matawan Historical Society, from whose archives many of the vintage images in this collection have come. Her natural affinity for the area and knowledge of its history are evident in this work, which will surely be a treasured keepsake for generations to come.