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2024 Beach Haven Heritage Day

Brought to you by: The Friends of Beach Haven

Online Ticket Sales are Now Closed.
Walk-Ins are Welcome!

Join us on Saturday, May 18th, as we celebrate Beach Haven.  The events of the day include:

  • Open House Tours of Historic Homes and other historic landmarks

  • Presentations about Beach Haven's rich history in our museums

  • 150th Birthday Celebration

Event Details:

  • Time:  11:00 PM - 4:00 PM for House Tours

  • Where:  Ticket Sales & Check In at the LBI Historical Museum, 129 Engleside Avenue, Beach Haven, NJ

  • House Tours begin at 11:00 AM

  • 12:00 & 2:00 PM - Presentation on the history of Beach Haven by Jeanette Lloyd (our local historian) at the LBI Historical Museum

  • 4:00 PM - Closing Event at the LBI Historical Museum (Birthday Cake and light refreshments)

Ticket Sales:

  • Early Bird - $30/Person (ends 5/5/24)

  • After 5/5/24 - $40/Person

Ticket includes:

  • Bracelet to identify payment for all house tours

  • Pamphlet and map of homes

  • Entry to presentations

  • Closing event

Proceeds of this fundraising event will go towards the beautification of Veterans Park, at the heart of our Historic District. 

Volunteers Needed!  

Click here.

Thank you to the Sponsors of the Event!


Ben & Jerry's

Coastal Living Real Estate Group

Fairwinds & 101 Centre

Handline Architect

LBI Historical Association Museum

Perennial Homes

Poblete-Pressman Family

Portia Cottage 

Purcell Family

Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments

Williams Cottage



Buckalew's Restaurant & Tavern

How to Live

Panzone’s Pizza and Pasta 

Wyndecrest Home 



Island Guest House

Windward at the Beach

Organizing Committee: 

Jeanette Lloyd, Beach Haven Historian

Kitty Snyder, Friends of Beach Haven

Deb Whitcraft, NJ Maritime Museum

Ron Marr, LBI Museum

Denise Cleveland, LBI Museum

John Fee, LBI Museum

Lindsay Scarperi, Beach Haven Chamber of Commerce

Sally Poblete, Friends of Beach Haven

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Celebrate Beach Haven's 
150th Birthday!
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Open Houses at each of the 6 homes:

  • Louella Cottage - 125 Second Street - circa 1874
    Twinsister Cottage - 121 Second Street - circa 1874
    SaltAire Cottage - 113 Third Street - circa 1880
    Fairwinds - 114 Second Street - circa 1911
    Portia Cottage - 123 Coral Street - circa 1882
    Williams Cottage - 506 South Atlantic -circa 1888

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Visit the Local Landmarks

  • LBI Historical Museum - 129 Engleside Avenue

  • Fisherman's Cottage - 136 Centre Street

  • Beach Haven Library & Museum - 219 N Beach Street

  • NJ Maritime Museum - 528 Dock Road

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Please Note:  Attendee acknowledges that homes and museums on tour are old structures, with narrow and steep staircases, uneven floors, and other potential obstacles. Attendee acknowledges that given the age of the homes, these properties may not be child-proofed and may not be accessible for people with disabilities.  Parents and/or guardians shall be responsible for their children at all times.  Attendees acknowledge and agree to assume all risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability or expense of any kind that attendee may experience in connection with attending the event. By purchasing these tickets,  attendee hereby acknowledges and agrees to release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue the Friends of Beach Haven, participating homeowners, museums, sponsors, and event organizers for any claim, damage or loss, to persons or property, whatsoever arising from participation in the Beach Haven Heritage Day Event.

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