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All other inquiries, please email wildwoodhistoricalsociety@hotmail.com or call us at 609-523-0277.

3907 Pacific Ave. Wildwood, NJ 08260

(Between Spencer & Spicer Aves)

No admission charge. Donations gladly accepted.

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***Closed until further notice due to COVID-19!**

 

Hours through Memorial Day: 

Fridays and Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm

Sundays 12-5 pm

Hours Memorial Day - Labor Day

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

10 am - 3 pm

Sundays 12-5 pm

Closed Tuesdays

 

Our online store is open 24/7 year round for your shopping pleasure

 

**Free parking in our Pacific Ave lot next door or park on the street and ask our staff for a complimentary parking pass to avoid the hassle of feeding the parking meters. **

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The compelling story of how and why modern ocean lifeguards emerged on the NJ shore is told through 298 rare, unpublished primary source photographs and fascinating text. Learn the myths and realities of lifeguarding history, beginning with the origins and pioneers, and how the US Life Saving Service emerged in response to early shipwrecks.

 

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Lifeguards of the Jersey Shore by Michael Fowler, Bernard A. and Ted Olsen

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