“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
North Wildwood in Cape May County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Hotel Anglesea

Hotel Anglesea Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sunny Mancini
1. Hotel Anglesea Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1880, the Hotel Anglesea stood 300 feet east of this marker and was the site of the first Borough Council Meeting on June 3, 1885. The Hotel was 150 feet long with 50 rooms, but just two stories high so as to not obstruct the beacon of the nearly Lighthouse. Plagued by financial difficulties throughout its short existence, the Hotel Anglesea was destroyed by fire on October 17, 1895.
Erected by Borough of Anglesea. (Marker Number N-2.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is October 17, 1895.
Location. 39° 0.424′ N, 74° 47.441′ W. Marker is in North Wildwood, New Jersey, in Cape May County. Marker is on North Central Avenue. Seawall near Marine Police Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wildwood NJ 08260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hereford Inlet Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hereford Inlet Lightouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); All Shapes, Sizes and Materials (about 300
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feet away); Boardwalk (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1883 Original Terminus Anglesea Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); West Jersey and Seashore Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Boardwalk (approx. 0.9 miles away); U.S. Life Saving Station No.35 (Tatham Life Saving Station) (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Wildwood.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by Sunny Mancini of North Wildwood, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 11, 2018, by Sunny Mancini of North Wildwood, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022