2004 Lee Ellen Griffith
Lee Ellen Griffith, Ph.D., as Director of the Monmouth County Historical Association, was responsible for its numerous programs and exhibits, as well as the maintenance of its six historic properties in Monmouth County. She was actively involved in numerous professional and other organizations, including the New Jersey Historic Trust; Freehold Township Historical Preservation Commission; Building Restoration Committee of St.Peter’s Episcopal Church, Freehold; and the New Jersey Historical Commission. A regular writer for antiques magazines, Griffith contributed to the Encyclopedia of New Jersey
and authored two books on Freehold in the Images of America
series. After twenty years of service as Director, Griffith retired in 2012.