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.
Photos of the schooner, Lucy Evelyn, right after she was beached in Beach Haven and converted to a gift shop.Continue reading No tags for this post.
A photo from the 1970’s showing ice damage at Stilt’s Marina in North Beach HavenContinue reading
I was looking at the New Jersey Maritime Museum’s site and came across a link to Shipwrecks along the New Jersey Coast.Continue reading No tags for this post.
There is a spectacular mural of two right whales on the north side of the Hands Building on 14th street in North Beach Haven.Continue reading
This is an aerial view of Barnegat Light and the Barnegat Inlet from a 1920’s survey by the Army Corps of Engineers.Continue reading
We took a sail on New Jersey’s Tall Ship, the A.J. Meerwald in July 2019 from Beach Haven, NJ.Continue reading No tags for this post.
Rudy’s Dock has not existed for a couple of decades.Continue reading No tags for this post.
The horrendous crawling traffic between LBI and the Parkway can be alleviated to some degree by the addition of a second causeway.Continue reading No tags for this post.
An ice cream stand and restaurant in Beach Haven GardensContinue reading No tags for this post.
Noller’s is currently Fred’s Diner. The interior, especially the diner part, retains the 1960’s retro feel.
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