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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ocean County, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Ocean County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Ocean County, NJ (139) Atlantic County, NJ (276) Burlington County, NJ (325) Monmouth County, NJ (305)  OceanCounty(139) Ocean County (139)  AtlanticCounty(276) Atlantic County (276)  BurlingtonCounty(325) Burlington County (325)  MonmouthCounty(305) Monmouth County (305)
Toms River is the county seat for Ocean County
Adjacent to Ocean County, New Jersey
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1New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — A Vanishing Summer Visitor — Piping Plovers — Coastal Habitats —
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
The sandy beach is home to breeding pairs of piping plovers (Charadrius melodus). They often follow each around the beach – one watching for predators while the other feeds. When searching for food, they will run a short distance, pause . . . Map (db m44009) HM
2New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — All Shapes, Sizes and Materials — Aids to Navigation — Maritime History —
Near County Road 607 north of West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north.
Primary seacoast lights were located to warn mariners of their proximity to land, the presence of navigational dangers, and to help set their course. By 1852, however, lighthouses and lightships often looked so much alike that it was difficult to . . . Map (db m209195) HM
3New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Andrew Steelman
On Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
On October 25, 1782 Andrew Steelman and most of his crew, sleeping on the beach, were killed by Bacon’s Tories.Map (db m34605) HM
4New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Barnegat Lighthouse
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north. Reported permanently removed.
Built 1857-58 by the Federal Lighthouse Board. First Lighted January 1, 1859. The present lighthouse replaced an earlier lighthouse built in 1834. The height of the light above sea level is 165 feet. Barnegat Lighthouse was built as a 1st . . . Map (db m34624) HM
5New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Barnegat Lighthouse
Near County Road 607 north of West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north.
Built 1857 - 1858 by the Federal Lighthouse Board First lighted January 1, 1859 Relit January 1, 2009 by Friends of Barnegat Lighthouse State Park The present lighthouse replaced an earlier lighthouse built in 1835. The . . . Map (db m209194) HM
6New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Birds of the Beach — The Sandy Beach — Coastal Habitats —
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
The tides and the sandy seashore provide plenty of food for numerous shorebirds. Many different birds coexist here because they feed on slightly different marine and sand dwelling creatures. The body structure and behavior of each species is . . . Map (db m44008)
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7New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — How Much Water Flows Through Barnegat Inlet
Near Broadway (County Route 607), on the right when traveling north.
What am I looking at? The shelter in front of you and the equipment attached to the jetty behind you are components of a gauging station. The gauge is equipped to measure the amount of water flowing into and out of Barnegat Bay through . . . Map (db m88568) HM
8New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Lighthouse Keepers of Barnegat Light
Near County Road 607 north of West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north.
1835 - 1838 Henry V. Low • 1838 - 1839 John H. Low • 1839 Ellen S. Low • 1839 - 1841 Garret H. Herring • 1841 - 1846 Jeremiah Spragg • 1846 - 1849 John Allen • 1849 - 1851 John Warren • 1851 - 1853 Charles Collins • 1853 - 1854 . . . Map (db m209192) HM
9New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
built this lighthouse in 1858. During the Civil War he commanded the Army of the Potomac, from Gettysburg to Appomattox (1863 – 1865) under Lt. Gen. U. S. Grant. [ Upper Marker: ] A portrait in bronze of the creator of Barnegat Lighthouse . . . Map (db m34623) HM
10New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Maritime Forest Trail — Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
Take a walk back through time when wooden schooners sailed the seas . . . When Cornelius May christened Barnegat Inlet “Barendegat” or “Breakers Inlet” in 1614, a vast maritime forest covered the barrier islands of New . . . Map (db m44011) HM
11New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Maritime Sentinels — Aids to Navigation — Maritime History —
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
Primary seacoast lights were located to warn mariners of their proximity to land, areas of danger, and to help set their course. Sandy Hook and Navesink Twin Lights marked the entrance to New York Harbor. Cape May and Cape Henlopen Lighthouses . . . Map (db m34701) HM
12New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Massacre at Long Beach
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
October 25, 1782, a British vessel ran aground near Barnegat City and was captured by patriot militiamen under Capt. Andrew Steelman. That night, while sleeping on the beach, Steelman and his men were massacred by Tory raiders led by John Bacon.Map (db m34603) HM
13New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Old Salty Survivors — Maritime Forest — Coastal Habitats —
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
When soil conditions are relatively stable on the barrier island, tree seedlings may begin to grow in the moist protected hollows behind the dunes. These maritime forests must not only take root in constantly shifting sands, but also survive the . . . Map (db m44013) HM
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14New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — U.S. Merchant Marine WW II Memorial
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
This monument is a memorial to the U.S. Merchant Marine of World War II and to the Merchant Mariners and Navy Armed Guard who served together aboard cargo ships, troop transports, and oil tankers that delivered war material to our troops overseas. . . . Map (db m34700) HM
15New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Light — Vigilant Guardian — Aids to Navigation — Maritime History —
Near Broadway, on the right when traveling north.
After a long journey across the Atlantic, mariners bound for New York Harbor welcomed the sight of the Barnegat Lighthouse lighting the way. It was constructed in 1834 as a navigational aid to guard Barnegat Inlet. Twenty years later, it was . . . Map (db m34625) HM
16New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — A Haven in the Heat — Cedar Bridge Tavern
On Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling west.
The Pine Barrens has and will always be a fire prone area. In fact, many historic towns have come and gone due to fires that have claimed them. However, Cedar Bridge has remained a bastion of safety in the face of constant pressure from fire. As . . . Map (db m140171) HM
17New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Affair at Cedar Bridge — 1776-1783 — December 27, 1782 —
On State Highway 72 at Old Halfway Rd S, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 72.
After searching several days for the notorious Capt. John Bacon, Capt. Richard Shreve of the Burlington County light horse and Capt. Edward Thomas of the Mansfield militia stopped with their men to refresh themselves near here at the Cedar Bridge . . . Map (db m42841) HM
18New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Affair at Cedar Bridge — December 27, 1782 — 1776 – 1783 —
On Warren Grove Road (County Route 532) at Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south on Warren Grove Road.
After searching several days for the notorious Capt. John Bacon, Capt. Richard Shreve of the Burlington County light horse and Capt. Edward Thomas of the Mansfield militia stopped with their men to refresh themselves near here at the Cedar Bridge . . . Map (db m70935) HM
19New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Fire: Nature’s Double Agent — Cedar Bridge Tavern
On Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling west.
The word fire is most typically associated with destruction. However, in nature, fire is a natural ecological process that promotes growth, recycles nutrients, and helps create unique, crucial habitat that without it would disappear. Fire has . . . Map (db m140196) HM
20New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Historical Horticulture — Cedar Bridge Tavern
On Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the left when traveling west.
The Cranberry has a long and fascinating history within the Pine Barrens. Used extensively by the Lenape and early settlers, it was not until 1835 that the cranberry was cultivated in New Jersey. Here in Ocean County, John Webb was credited as the . . . Map (db m139287) HM
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21New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Land Between the Lines — Cedar Bridge Tavern
On Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling west.
The Lawrence Line is a remnant of history that harkens back to a time when the Garden State stood divided. There are in fact two lines that run North to South, dividing our state between East and West Jersey. Cedar Bridge is one of the properties . . . Map (db m139213) HM
22New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Last Stand of the Revolution — Cedar Bridge Tavern
Near Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the left when traveling west.
On December 27, 1782, Captain Richard Shreve of Burlington County Light Horse and Captain Edward Thomas of the Mansfield militia stopped with their men to refresh themselves at a nearby tavern. They had been searching for the notorious Captain John . . . Map (db m139205) HM
23New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — One in a Mill-ion — Cedar Bridge Tavern
On Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling west.
Sawmills have been in existence as early as the 4th century. First seen in New Jersey around 1682, milled wood would become a staple export only 16 years later in 1698. As demand for lumber increased, sawmills began popping up across the . . . Map (db m139224) HM
24New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Welcome to East Jersey
On Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling east.
Lawrence Line Surveyed 1743 by John Lawrence Crossing Surveyed by the Ocean County Engineering Department 2016Map (db m139217) HM
25New Jersey, Ocean County, Barnegat Township, Barnegat — Welcome to West Jersey
On Old Cedar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling west.
Lawrence Line Surveyed 1743 by John Lawrence Crossing Surveyed by the Ocean County Engineering Department 2016Map (db m139216) HM
26New Jersey, Ocean County, Bayville — Exploring The Pinelands — Pinelands National Reserve
On Double Trouble Road.
The 1.1 million acre New Jersey Pinelands, covering nearly one quarter of the state, is a region of varied resources and opportunities. The Pinelands is home to almost twelve hundred species of plants and animals, many unique natural environments, . . . Map (db m92445)
27New Jersey, Ocean County, Bayville — Pineland Industries — Double Trouble Village — Historic Settlements —
On Double Trouble Road.
The buzz of a water-powered sawmill dominated the early years of at Double Trouble. Harvesting and milling Atlantic White Cedar (Chamaceyraris thyondous) for ship building and barrel and shingle making, led to the establishment of the first . . . Map (db m92446) HM
28New Jersey, Ocean County, Bayville — Step into the Past — Double Trouble Village
On Double Trouble Road.
Initially settled because of Atlantic white cedar lumbering operations, Double Trouble Village became active, self-contained cranberry production community from the early 1900s through the 1960s. The village, sawmill, cranberry bogs and processing . . . Map (db m92449) HM
29New Jersey, Ocean County, Bayville — Welcome to Double Trouble State Park
On Double Trouble Road.
Double Trouble State Park protects over 8,000 acres of distinctive pine barrens habitats and offers rare glimpses into local history. Come and explore the treasures and stories of Double Trouble. Double Trouble State Park, located on the . . . Map (db m92444)
30New Jersey, Ocean County, Brick Township — Van Wickle Pottery — c. 1828-1850
On John Davidson Rockefeller Memorial Highway near Rivera Drive when traveling west.
In 1824, Nicholas Van Wickle purchased 400 acres at Turtle Gut on the south side of the old Manasquan River Bridge. He established his pottery at this site Plain grey stoneware decorated with blue hoops and simple brushed designs of flowers and . . . Map (db m86864) HM
31New Jersey, Ocean County, Lakehurst — Airship Hindenburg Disaster
On Saniuk Road.
Historic landmark commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Airship Hindenburg Disaster. On this site - May 6, 1937, 7:25 P.M. 36 people perished.Map (db m4628) HM
32New Jersey, Ocean County, Lakehurst — Hangar No. 1 — Lakehurst Naval Air Station
On Lansdowne Road near New Jersey Route 547.
Hangar No. 1 Lakehurst Naval Air Station has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating . . . Map (db m4630) HM
33New Jersey, Ocean County, Little Egg Harbor Township, Mystic Island — Pulaski Legion Memorial — Little Egg Harbor Massacre
On Radio Road when traveling east.
This tablet erected by the Society of Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey to commemorate the massacre of a portion of the legion commanded by Brigadier General the Count Casimir Pulaski of the Continental Army in the Affair at Egg Harbor, New . . . Map (db m29783) HM
34New Jersey, Ocean County, Little Egg Harbor Township, Mystic Island — The Defense of Little Egg Harbor — 1776-1783 — Pulaski’s Massacre —
On Radio Road at S. Pulaski Blvd. on Radio Road.
October 15, 1778, the largest military engagement in what is today Ocean County occurred near this site. A force of 200 British and Loyalist Troops under the command of Capt. Patrick Ferguson surprised and defeated a portion of Brig. Gen. Casmir . . . Map (db m92441) HM
35New Jersey, Ocean County, Point Pleasant Beach — 1st Sgt. Leonard G. Lomell — Second Ranger Battalion
On Baltimore Avenue at Freedom Lane, on the left when traveling south on Baltimore Avenue.
Dedicated to 1st Sgt. Leonard G. Lomell, a former member of Company D, 2nd Ranger Battalion, United States Army, World War II, in recongnition of his Distinguished Service to his unit and country. On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 1st Sgt. Lomell, as an . . . Map (db m7733) HM
36New Jersey, Ocean County, Point Pleasant Beach — Point Pleasant Beach World War I Memorial
On Freedom Lane at Baltimore Avenue on Freedom Lane.
1917 - Honor Roll - 1918 [The plaque contains the names of 137 Point Pleasant Beach men who fought in World War I.] This tablet erected and dedicated by the citizens of Point Pleasant and vicinity. May 30, 1925 The Memorial was . . . Map (db m7802) HM
37New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — C.H. Cranmer / Hazelton House C. 1898 — Stafford Township Historic Site
On Stafford Avenue just west of Division Street, on the left when traveling west.
This private home is a Queen Ann Victorian style house built in 1898, at a cost of $5,000. The home features fish scale shingles, stained glass windows, a two story turret with witches hat roof, gingerbread trim, two inside stairways, a personal . . . Map (db m209209) HM
38New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Cavalry Cottage (C. 1740) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On Stafford Avenue just west of North Union Street, on the right when traveling west.
This Grier/Campbell residence is an unusual hybrid of English and Dutch house framing practices. This building may be the oldest existing home in Stafford Township. In 1871, the Stafford Land Company purchased this building as an office and . . . Map (db m209213) HM
39New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Flag Retirement Memorial — Stafford Township Historic Site
On West Bay Avenue, 0.1 miles west of South Main Street (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling west. Reported damaged.
Stafford Township has a long history of patriotism and honoring those who have served our nation. Stafford Township residents have served with honor and distinction from the American Revolution to the deserts of Iraq and the Mountains of . . . Map (db m209271) HM
40New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Hall Store (1885) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On North Main Street (U.S. 9) just north of Stafford Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
In 1885, Mr. William R Hall, a general contractor from Philadelphia, purchased land from Lewis R. Peckworth to build a store with "rooms for rent" on the second floor. The original store is built in the French Second Empire with a Mansard roof . . . Map (db m209244) HM
41New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Henry Remsen Hankeinson
On North Main Street (Route 9) north of North Lakeshore Drive, on the left when traveling north.
In loving memory of Henry Remsen Hankinson born August 22 1843 at Manahawkin N.J. Died June 27 1866 at Pensacola Florida. He served his country through the Civil War during two enlistments in the United States Navy from November 6 1860 to March 8 . . . Map (db m209247) HM WM
42New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Lane Drug Store (1890) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On Stafford Avenue at Division Street, on the right when traveling east on Stafford Avenue.
A small pharmacy was built on this site in 1890 for Dr. John Lewis Lane, who had grown up in Tuckerton, graduated from Jefferson Medical college in Philadelphia, and then returned to the area to practice. While still a pharmacy, the less . . . Map (db m209210) HM
43New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Manahawkin Methodist Episcopal Church — Stafford Township Historic Site
On Stafford Avenue close to North Union Street, on the right when traveling west.
The Methodist congregation originally worshiped at the Manahawkin Free Church (Old Baptist Church) until a separate chapel was constructed on Beach Avenue in 1803 on land purchased for $10 from Reuben F. Randolph. A new church was constructed and . . . Map (db m209211) HM
44New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Manahawkin Railroad Station (1872) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On Stafford Avenue just east of Letts Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
The railroad Station came to Manahawkin as part of the post Civil War railroad boom. The Tuckerton Railroad (1871-1940) developed 28.9 miles of track between Whiting and Tuckerton providing a transportation corridor between Philadelphia and the . . . Map (db m209215) HM
45New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Manahawkin Railroad Station (1872) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On West Bay Avenue, 0.2 miles west of South Main Street (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling west.
The railroad Station came to Manahawkin as part of the post Civil War railroad boom. The Tuckerton Railroad (1871-1940) developed 28.9 miles of track between Whiting and Tuckerton providing a transportation corridor between Philadelphia and the . . . Map (db m209267) HM
46New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Manahawkin Skirmish — December 1781 — 1776 - 1781 —
On North Main Street (U.S. 9) at North Lakeshore Drive, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
On this ground, Capt. Reuben Randolph led the Manahawkin militia (Company 5, 2nd Monmouth) against a force of British loyalists that was twice as large and commanded by the notorious Capt. John Bacon. During the action, Lines Pangborn was killed, . . . Map (db m40580) HM
47New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Map of Manahawkin (1878) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On Stafford Avenue just west of North Union Street, on the right when traveling west.
This map of Manahawkin village by surveyor H.C. Woolman and illustrated by T.F. Rose appeared in the "1878 Atlas of the New Jersey Coast". Stafford Avenue, which today is still the widest local road, is clearly the "main street" and Grier and . . . Map (db m209212) HM
48New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — National Hotel C. 1830 — Stafford Township Historic Site
On North Main Street (U.S. 9) just north of Stafford Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
Once one of several inns on Main Shore Road (Route 9), the National Hotel evolved from a rooming house into a hotel for stagecoach and wagon travelers, and subsequently, Tuckerton Railroad passengers. The hotel's peak coincided with the railroad . . . Map (db m209217) HM
49New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Old Manahawkin Baptist Church (C. 1758) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On North Main Street (U.S. 9) at North Lakeshore Drive, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street.
The present structure (1867) encompasses the Free Church of Stafford Township, recognized by both New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places as the oldest existing house of worship in what is now Ocean County. The Free Church, built before . . . Map (db m209246) HM
50New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Old Stone Store 1750-1838-1979 — Stafford Township Historic Site
On West Bay Avenue, 0.1 miles west of South Main Street (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling west.
Before the advent of the supermarkets and specialty stores of today, the general store provided a diversity of goods and a gathering place for the local population. This store was originally built about 1750 by Captain Reuben Randolph in the . . . Map (db m209273) HM
51New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Randolph Homestead (C. 1750) — Stafford Township Historic Site
On North Main Street (U.S. 9) at Hilliard Drive, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street.
The Randolph farmstead dates from approximately the year that Stafford Township was established by separating from Shrewsbury Township in Monmouth County. The building has served as home for several of our noted citizens. Reuben Randolph was the . . . Map (db m209252) HM
52New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Reuben Randolph Manahawkin Tavern, C 1750-1905 — Stafford Township Historic Site
On North Main Street (U.S. 9) just north of Beach Street, on the left when traveling north.
This building was originally a tavern or "public house" built by Captain Reuben F Randolph around 1750. During the Revolutionary War, the Manahawkin Tavern served as the headquarters of the Manahawkin Militia, which was comprised of local . . . Map (db m209216) HM
53New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Roger "Doc" Cramer 1905-1990 — Stafford Township Historic Site
On North Main Street at Hilliard Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
Born on Amber Street in Beach Haven on July 22, 1905, Doc moved with his family to Manahawkin in 1906. He earned his nickname by frequently accompanying "old" Doctor Hilliard on his medical rounds in his horse drawn carriage. As a dynamic defensive . . . Map (db m209255) HM
54New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Roger "Doc" Cramer 1905-1990 — Stafford Township Historic Site
On West Bay Avenue, 0.1 miles west of South Main Street (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling west.
Born on Amber Street in Beach Haven on July 22, 1905, Doc moved with his family to Manahawkin in 1906. He earned his nickname by frequently accompanying "old" Doctor Hilliard on his medical rounds in his horse drawn carriage. As a dynamic defensive . . . Map (db m209275) HM
55New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Veterans Memorial
On Stafford Avenue just west of North Union Street, on the right when traveling west.
In memory of those Stafford Township residents who made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of the United States of America Byram B. Bolton • Arthur Cramer • Kareem R. Khan • Charles Martin • Joseph Morecraft • Linus Pangorn . . . Map (db m209214) WM
56New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — Veterans Memorial
On West Bay Avenue, 0.1 miles west of South Main Street (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling west.
Dedicated to all the men and women who have given everything to ensure this nation's libertyMap (db m209272) WM
57New Jersey, Ocean County, Stafford Township, Manahawkin — World Trade Center Artifact
On Beach Avenue at Center Street, on the right when traveling east on Beach Avenue.
This beam was recovered from Ground Zero and donated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to the Township of Stafford dedicated to honor and remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001Map (db m209205) WM
58New Jersey, Ocean County, Surf City — Borough of Surf City Veterans' Memorial Park
On Long Beach Boulevard (County Road 607) just north of North 11th Street, on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated to all veterans of the United States of America and in honor and memory of those who fought to defend our freedoms around the world and those who gave their lives on the battlefield. God bless our veterans. God bless America.Map (db m209201) HM WM
59New Jersey, Ocean County, Surf City — John L. Gutbrod, 1st Sgt., U.S. Army/Air Force (Ret.)
On Long Beach Boulevard (County Road 607) just north of North 11th Street, on the right when traveling north.
The citizens of the Borough of Surf City recognize Mr. John L. Gutbrod for his $500 contribution for the American flagpole for this Veterans' Memorial Park. Mr. Gutbrod was the first citizen to contribute to this memorial to honor our veterans. . . . Map (db m209554) HM
60New Jersey, Ocean County, Surf City — Louis D. Bonanni, Capt., USMC (Ret.)
On Long Beach Boulevard (County Road 607) just north of North 11th Street, on the right when traveling north.
The citizens of the Borough of Surf City recognize Mr. Louis D. Bonanni for his longstanding service to the community and for his tireless efforts in spearheading a fundraising drive which generated over $36,000 in contributions for the . . . Map (db m209553) HM WM
61New Jersey, Ocean County, Surf City — Paul Carlock — 1917 - 1976
On Long Beach Boulevard (County Road 607) north of North 11th Street, on the right when traveling north.
Grandfather and father of the Ciccone Family who assisted in the liberation of "Buchenwald" Concentration Camp during WWIIMap (db m209555) WM
62New Jersey, Ocean County, Surf City — Surf City — Oldest Community on Long Beach Island
On Long Beach Boulevard (County Road 607) just south of North 9th Street, on the right when traveling south.
To hunt whales the Soper and Inman families settled here in 1690 followed by the Cranmer, Rutter, Mullins and Stevens families. This area known as "Great Swamp" had a tall forest of white cedar and fresh water. The "Mansion of Health" . . . Map (db m209202) HM
63New Jersey, Ocean County, Surf City — USS Murphy
On Long Beach Boulevard (County Road 607) just north of North 11th Street, on the right when traveling north.
Lost WWII US Warship Found On October 21, 1943, while waiting to perform anti-submarine escort duty for a convoy heading out of New York Harbor, the USS Murphy was struck by the tanker SS Bulkoil, cutting the destroyer in half. Two hundred . . . Map (db m209196) HM WM
64New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — "E" Scow — Toms River Seaport Society — Museum Artifact 98.076.01 —
On Hooper Avenue north of East Water Street, on the right when traveling north.
The 28' "E" Scow replaced the 20' Sandbagger Sneakbox as the fastest sailboat class on the Bay in the late 1920's. Originally built on the Great Lakes and accepted on Barnegat Bay in 1924. This Scow was probably built by Melges in before 1970 on . . . Map (db m209179) HM
65New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — A.R.M. 2/C Arnold Marsh
On Washington Street at Allen Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
A.R.M. 2/C Arnold Marsh KIA 15 June 1944 PacificMap (db m208392) WM
66New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — American Merchant Marine Memorial
On Washington Street at Hooper Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Washington Street.
US seamen lost 9,460 WWII US ships sunk 880 WWII Map (db m208325) WM
67New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 — 1944-1969 — 15 Ton —
On Robins Parkway.
Served with distinction during Kamikazi attacks in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. It later joined fleets in the Atlantic and Mediterranean and played a part in America’s early space program. Returned John Glenn, the first American to orbit . . . Map (db m92451) WM
68New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Angel in Anguish
On Washington Street at Allen Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
A September 11th memorial of a sorrowful bronze angel wrapping her wings around a base etched with the image of the Twin Towers. This Memorial is also engraved with the names of those individuals in Brick Township who never returned to their . . . Map (db m208306) WM
69New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Blake House
On Washington Street just east of Allen Street, on the right when traveling east.
Used as convent which housed nuns for Saint Joseph's first grade school C. 1900Map (db m208315) HM
70New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Canvas Canoe — Toms River Seaport Society — Museum Artifact 93.009.01 —
On Hooper Avenue north of East Water Street, on the right when traveling north.
This 16' canoe (circa 1915) was the property of William Ambrose Cox (1900-1939), a resident of Barnegat, NJ. He attended Westtown Friends School. He owned and operated a lumber yard and Cox's Dairy. His father, William Cox, was an area real . . . Map (db m209171) HM
71New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Captain Amos Birdsall — Sea Captain - Ship Builder - Banker
On Washington Street just east of Caldwell Lane, on the right when traveling west.
His historic home built in 1868 was rebuilt in 2018 on the same site in the same style as the original homeMap (db m208341) HM
72New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Captain Joshua Huddy
On East Water Street.
Revolutionary War Patriot led his men at the Block House Battle on the banks of the Toms River. Was captured and hung by the British at Graveley Point, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey on April 12, 1782. He gave his life for American independence.Map (db m92450) WM
73New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Captain Joshua Huddy
On East Water Street, on the right when traveling east.
Joshua Huddy is celebrated as the Patriot hero of the Toms River Blockhouse Fight, but few know about his colorful past. Huddy was born in 1735 in Salem County, New Jersey. He was the oldest of seven brothers. Although he was raised in a . . . Map (db m139186) HM
74New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Captain Walter Huczko, Jr.
Near Washington Street just east of Robbins Street, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to Captain Walter Huczko, Jr. October 18, 1969 VietnamMap (db m208389) WM
75New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Captains' Row
On East Water Street at Allen Street, on the right when traveling east on East Water Street.
East Water Street extends from its intersection with Main Street (Route 166) to Dock Street, one half mile east. It is also called "Captain's Row" for the many sea captains who built their homes here in the 1800s so they would be near their . . . Map (db m209109) HM
76New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Catboat — Toms River Seaport Society — Museum Artifact 89.001.01 —
On Hooper Avenue north of East Water Street, on the right when traveling north.
This 17 1/2 ft. sailboat is a single sail Charles D. Mower design built in 1924 by the Morton Johnson Boat Yard of Bay Head. It is marconi rigged and was sailed to first place in the "Classic Boat" division of the 1989 Wooden Boat Festival . . . Map (db m209180) HM
77New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Commemorative Tree Planting — VE-Day May 8 1945 VJ-Day Sept. 2 1945 — 75th Anniversary ★ ★ ★ End of WWII —
On Washington Street at Allen Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
Dedicated to the memory of all who served during WWIIMap (db m208303) WM
78New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Corp. Eugene H Denninger
On Washington Street just west of Allen Street, on the right when traveling west.
Corp. Eugene H. Denninger KIA September 1943 ETOMap (db m209183) WM
79New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Deceased Veterans Memorial
On Washington Street at Hooper Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Washington Street.
Dedicated in memory of the Deceased Veterans of Ocean CountyMap (db m208324) WM
80New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Elizabeth Sculthorp Force — Women’s Heritage Trail — Teacher and Social Reformer —
On Hadley Avenue.
Elizabeth Schulthorp Force (1902-2007) brought national fame to Toms River Schools and community with courses in Family Relationships and Social Behavior, designed and taught by her to local high school students from 1942 to 1957. News of both her . . . Map (db m92452) HM
81New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — General Pulaski
On Washington Street at Hooper Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
The General know as "Father of American Cavalry" came to America to fight on the American side in the Revolutionary War from Warsaw, Poland in 1778. He commanded a group of cavalry which was known as Pulaski's Legion. While fighting . . . Map (db m208316) HM
82New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — G-Sloop — Toms River Seaport Society — Museum Artifact 86.016.00 —
On Hooper Avenue north of East Water Street, on the right when traveling north.
Designed by C. Mower built by Morton Johnson, Bay Head New Jersey. Length 18 feet 9 inches, length at the water line 14 feet, beam 6 feet 7 inches, draft hull 7 feet. Mast 24 feet, sail area main 147 sq. feet jib 57 sq. feet. . . . Map (db m209177) HM
83New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Historic Site
On East Water Street just east of South Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
This is a replica of the original Block House which was manned by local militiamen, led by Captain Joshua Huddy, to defend the village of Toms River against loyalist attacks, marauders and pine robbers. British forces of 80 men invaded Toms . . . Map (db m208287) HM
84New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Huddy’s Hanging Stalls Peace Talks
On East Water Street, on the right when traveling east.
After the Toms River Blockhouse fight, British sailors and soldiers hunted for Captain Joshua Huddy who had escaped into the surrounding area. The Associated Loyalists, a unit organized by the former Tory Governor of New Jersey, William Franklin . . . Map (db m139169) HM
85New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — L/Cpl Peter Gary Scavuzzo
Near Washington Street just east of Robbins Street, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to L/Cpl Peter Gary Scavuzzo March 4, 1968 VietnamMap (db m208387) WM
86New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Lest We Forget
On Hooper Avenue at Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on Hooper Avenue.
This memorial is dedicated to the brave men and women of Ocean County who so bravely served in Grenada-Beirut-Panama-Iran Rescue-Persian Gulf-and all POW's-MIA's to preserve freedom throughout the world.Map (db m208318) WM
87New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Lightning — Toms River Seaport Society — Museum Artifact 91.017.01 —
On Hooper Avenue north of East Water Street, on the right when traveling north.
The 19 foot "Gussie Feathers" with hull number 579 was built in 1943 in Skaneateles NY. The "Lightning" class came to Barnegat Bay in 1939 & was a one design sail class in the Barnegat Bay Yacht Racing Association for several years. It came . . . Map (db m209176) HM
88New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Lt. (JG) Donald E. Siegwarth, USN
On Washington Street just east of Robbins Street, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to Lt. (JG) Donald E. Siegwarth, USN June 21, 1966 VietnamMap (db m208384) WM
89New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Lt. Charles W. Kelly, USN
On Washington Street just east of Robbins Street, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated to Lt. Charles W. Kelly, USN January 17, 1967 VietnamMap (db m208386) WM
90New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Lt. J.G. William C. Ziemer
On Washington Street at Allen Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
Lt. J.G. William C. Ziemer Prison Camp 2 Aug. 1945 JapanMap (db m208577) WM
91New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Lt. Jack Weisberg
On Washington Street just west of Allen Street, on the right when traveling west.
Lt. Jack Weisberg KIA 17 July 1945 BorneoMap (db m209186) WM
92New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — M.G. Paul R. Michael
On Washington Street at Courthouse Lane, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
M.G. Paul R. Michael KIA 14 Sept. 1942 PacificMap (db m209188) WM
93New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — MM 2/C Edward W. Godfrey
On Washington Street at Hooper Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
MM 2/C Edward W. Godfrey KIA 7 Oct. 1943 PacificMap (db m208395) WM
94New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — More Maritime Legacies
On East Water Street at Allen Street, on the right when traveling east on East Water Street.
Water Street is named for the parallel waterway that flows of 40 miles from its inland source to Barnegat Bay. Since the early 1700s, the waterway and the tiny village that thrived near it were called Tom's River. Historians believe that they . . . Map (db m209111) HM
95New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Nearly Ruined, A Victorian Village Rises from the Ashes
On Washington Street just east of Robbins Street, on the right when traveling east.
Downtown Toms River, also called the "village," includes both residential and commercial properties. None of these properties are as old as the town itself when it was separated from Shrewsbury Township, Monmouth County in 1767 and was . . . Map (db m208342) HM
96New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Old Revolutionary Cannon
On Washington Street, on the right when traveling west.
Mounted by Toms River Camera Club 1908Map (db m26363) HM
97New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — Old Town Canoe — Toms River Seaport Society — Museum Artifact 93.003.01 —
On Hooper Avenue north of East Water Street, on the right when traveling north.
Built on the Penobscot River in Old Town, Maine, this 15' canoe has serial number 96876. The canoe was used for many years by the Vogel family on the Toms River and on the streams feeding the Toms River. It is light and easy for portaging and . . . Map (db m209169) HM
98New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — P.F.C. Calvin Johnson
On Washington Street at Allen Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
P.F.C. Calvin Johnson KIA 24 March 1945 ETOMap (db m208393) WM
99New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — P.F.C. Harry Pomeroy
On Washington Street just west of Allen Street, on the right when traveling west.
P.F.C. Harry Pomeroy KIA 20 March 1945 PacificMap (db m209185) WM
100New Jersey, Ocean County, Toms River — P.F.C. Herbert Tucker, US Army
On Washington Street at Courthouse Lane, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
P.F.C. Robert Tucker, US Army Age 22 KIA - April 15, 1953 - KoreaMap (db m209189) WM

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