Virtual History of the Jersey Shore

Have you ever wondered...

...why is there an elephant-shaped building on the beach in Margate, or a concrete ship stranded off Cape May,or towns called Loveladies and Ship Bottom?

Presenter Kevin Woyce did... and the result is this colorful tour of our coastal history, from the long-ago days of pirates, shipwrecks, and lighthouses to the founding of today's most popular summer resorts. The slide show includes Kevin's original photography of Jersey Shore lighthouses, amusement parks, boardwalks, and hotels.  To register visit our website at 908-273-0350 and go to the Events link at the top of the page or call us at 908-273-0350, option 3.

Contact Information
  1. Reference@summitlibrary.org
  2. 908-273-0350, option 3
  3. reference@summitlibrary.org
Tue, August 04
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
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Have you ever wondered...

...why is there an elephant-shaped building on the beach in Margate, or a concrete ship stranded off Cape May,or towns called Loveladies and Ship Bottom?

Presenter Kevin Woyce did... and the result is this colorful tour of our coastal history, from the long-ago days of pirates, shipwrecks, and lighthouses to the founding of today's most popular summer resorts.

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