Published in The Asbury Park Press on March 27, 2002 by John A. Harnes
WALL -The historic district at Camp Evans is being added to the National Register of Historic Places, the federal list of the nation’s historic sites worthy of preservation .
For 86 years, until it was closed in 1993, Camp Evans was one of the world’s leading telecommunications research and development facilities. The site was closed as part of the post-
Cold War effort to streamline the military, and the Army has been cleaning it up for transfer
to public and educational use. The national register designation was granted for, a portion of
the site that includes the Marconi Hotel and other buildings. The remainder will be used for
as a Science History Center focused on communications, computer, radio technology and radio entertainment history,” Carl said.
Washington yesterday. By being listed on the national register, INFOAGE can compete, for state
and federal grants restricted to these historic sites, Carl said.
once located in Freehold and 7,000 pieces of computer history, including parts for, the first com-
puter made during World War II, Carl said .