Massacre at Long Beach Island – Oct 26, 1782

There is a plaque just outside of Viking Village in Barnegat Light memorializing a Massacre of Patriots by British Loyalists during the War for Independence. 

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The Holiday Snack Bar in Beach Haven

The Holiday Snack Bar in Beach Haven was open for outdoor dining and take out as of July 3rd 2020. Seating is limited as is the case for most restaurants. 

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Polly’s Dock and Clamhouse

Polly’s Dock and Clamhouse offers very casual waterfront dining in the heart of Beach Haven

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Uncle Wills Pancake House

Uncle Wills Pancake House is in the heart of Beach Haven. On most days, especially the weekends, there are lines of people waiting for their pancakes.

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The Hudson House – North Beach Haven

The Hudson house is a no-frills local bar located on 13th street between Long Beach Boulevard and North Beach Avenue in the middle of a residential neighborhood.  There is very limited parking available. Many visitors walk or bicycle.

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Suits and Flannel – North Beach Haven – 1940’s

A photo from the 1940’s in North Beach Haven. An interesting mix of Flannel shirts and suits for the guys.

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Bond’s Lifesaving Station, Holgate NJ (Private Residence)

Bonds’ Lifesaving Station in Holgate is now a private residence.  It was one of six stations on Long Beach Island.

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USS Monssen DD-798 aground in Holgate after the March 1962 Noreaster

The USS Monssen was being towed while the March 1962 Nor’easter ravaged Long Beach Island. She broke loose from her tow and ended up hard aground in Holgate.

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Tropical Storm Isaias on LBI. August 4th 2020

Tropical Storm Isaias hit Long Beach Island on Tuesday morning, August 4th, 2020 leaving wind damage and an island wide power outage. 

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Cool Beans Coffee

Cool Beans Coffee in Beach Haven is tucked away in the center of Bay Village between the Crust and Crumb Bakery and Country Kettle Chowda.

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