A look at Long Beach Island, New Jersey

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Tucker’s Island – the Atlantis of Long Beach Island.

Tucker’s Island was a small community on an island/peninsula just south of Holgate.  The island had been inhabited since the late 1700’s. In the 1800’s Rueben Tucker purchased the island and built a home and small tavern. The community grew. Eventually it was about half the size of Beach Haven.

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Little Egg Harbor – Bay frozen – Jan 1 2018

This is something that you don’t see very often, a frozen bay.  The cold temperatures of December 2017 and January 2018 led to the bay freezing. Back in the 1970’s the bay froze enough so that some people were actually driving on the ice…. until they found the spots that weren’t frozen as hard as they thought.

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