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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Schooner’s Wharf in Beach Haven

Schooner’s Wharf is a collection of shops in Beach Haven located where the Lucy Evelyn was once beached. 

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The Lucy Evelyn at anchor in Little Egg Harbor.

The Lucy Evelyn was a three masted schooner built in 1917 in Harrington Maine and homeported in Machias Maine.  She served for a number of years including the packet trade to South America. At one point in World War II, she was shelled by a German U-Boat.

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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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Whale mural at Hands in North Beach Haven

There is a spectacular mural of two right whales on the north side of the Hands Building on 14th street in North Beach Haven.

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1963 ad for Parker’s Terminal Variety

A long gone variety store in Beach Haven New Jersey. 

 

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1963 – Ad for DeFreita’s Bar and Liquor Store

DeFreita’s Bar is now Kubel’s Too. 

 

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1963 Byerley’s Rentals

Byerley’s rented bicycles and anything you’d need for the beach or your stay. 

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Beep BEEP!

I saw this coming back from a fishing trip in 2005. It’s not as bad as it seems.

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Old Lifesaving Station, Harvey Cedars, NJ. Now the Long Beach Island Fishing Club

The Long Beach Island Fishing Club occupies the old Harvey Cedars Lifesaving Station.

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