Long Beach Island has a long and fascinating history. The island was used by Native Americans as a hunting and fishing spot. There are rumors of visits by Viking longboats and pirates. During the Victorian era, Beach Haven and Barnegat Light grew quickly. A railroad replaced steam and sailboats as the means to bring visitors to the island.
We took a sail on New Jersey’s Tall Ship, the A.J. Meerwald in July 2019 from Beach Haven, NJ.Continue reading
Rudy’s Dock has not existed for a couple of decades.Continue reading
The horrendous crawling traffic between LBI and the Parkway can be alleviated to some degree by the addition of a second causeway.Continue reading
An ice cream stand and restaurant in Beach Haven GardensContinue reading
Noller’s is currently Fred’s Diner. The interior, especially the diner part, retains the 1960’s retro feel.
A long gone variety store in Beach Haven New Jersey.
An ad from 1963 for “Buckalew’s Musical Bar and Restaurant” in Beach Haven.
This is from a 1963 ad. Gus and Whitey’s was a popular bar and cocktail lounge in Beach Haven
This ad from 1963 was for the Marine Efficiency Apartments, now the Converse Cottage.Continue reading
A 1963 ad for Joe’s Barnegat Light Diner, now known as Mustache Bill’s.