A look at Long Beach Island, New Jersey

Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Books about Long Beach Island By John Bailey Lloyd

John Bailey Lloyd was a historian who documented much of Long Beach Island’s early history. I had the pleasure of listening to one of his presentations at the Spray Beach Yacht Club. He was a fascinating speaker and had a genuine love for the history of LBI.

Mr. Lloyd passed away a few years ago. However, he left a legacy of books that provide a look into the past.

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North Beach Haven – Walking on the frozen bay in the 1990s

This picture is at the end of 17th Street in North Beach Haven. I took it but I don’t remember the exact year. Judging from the houses in the background it was probably in the 1990’s.

The bay had frozen over pretty hard. My Dad and I were slightly crazy walking on the ice. Where we are standing is normally about 4-5′ deep. Continue reading

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