Belmar Historical Society

September 13, 2020

BELMAR, NJ — For a small town, Belmar does have a lot of bridges. And with that introduction, Belmar Historical Society begins this week’s “Spotlight on Belmar” video. In “The Bridges of Belmar,” which can be viewed by clicking here, BHS trustee and archivist Naomi Reissner chronicles how the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Historical Society once again draws from its extensive postcard collection for its latest “Spotlight on Belmar” video, focusing on some vintage views from the past and landmark locations that continue to live on. Aerial photographs of Belmar and its surrounding waterways, as ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For decades, Belmar has been making waves on the music scene, attracting a wide array of talented performers who have made their melodious marks in this seashore town. As part of its continuing “Spotlight on Belmar” video series, Belmar Historical Society is focusing on the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The Inlet Terrace lagoon’s celebrated beginning as “the world’s largest swimming pool” is the focus of this week’s “Spotlight on Belmar” video, presented by the Belmar Historical Society. Measuring 200 feet wide, 2,000 feet long with a depth of 15 feet, the manmade lagoon earned ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Historical Society unwraps a variety of exclusive gifts that reflect the borough’s bygone years in its latest “Spotlight on Belmar” video. BHS vice president Lucille Maddalena showcases these unique treasures, which are available for purchase to support the nonprofit ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Historical Society tells the borough’s history in postcards — from the 1890s to the 1990s — in its latest “Spotlight on Belmar” video. This second video on BHS’s 1,100 postcard collection features a selection from its “Greetings from Belmar” series with images that capture ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The “mystery and charm” of postcards are explored in the Belmar Historical Society’s latest “Spotlight on Belmar” video, with a special focus on its 1,100-piece collection featuring many scenes of the borough. BHS member Rickey Stein offers a historical overview of postcards in the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — From quaint cottages to homes with multiple porches and ornate architectural detail, Belmar boasts a wealth of styles dating to its beginnings as Ocean Beach in 1872. In its latest “Spotlight on Belmar” video series, Belmar Historical Society offers a look at how photos and other ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Historical Society takes a look at the Belmar Elementary School in its weekly “Spotlight on Belmar,” a continuing video educational series on the borough of yesteryear. BHS trustee Pat Melango narrates the latest video released on July 19, which takes viewers back to when ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Historical Society's “Spotlight on Belmar,” a video educational series on the borough’s interesting and illustrious past, continues with a look at how the railroad paved the way in making it a popular tourist destination.  Presented weekly on its Facebook page, each ...

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