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The Scarboro Hotel
Corner of Ocean Avenue and South Bath Avenue
The big news of the 1882 summer season in Long Branch was the construction of a grand hotel, the Scarboro, at the corner of Ocean Ave. and S. …
Several hotels stood on this west end site, but the grandest were the Stetson House and the West End Hotel. The Stetson was L-shaped and had 300 rooms. Although smaller than other grand hotels, it was socially desirable and had modern conveniences…
These cobblestones, on the perimeter border, were saved from the alleyway behind Steinbach's, later Vogel's Department Store, Broadway, Downtown Long Branch, dating back to at least 1903. Installed October 2002 during refurbishing by the city of L…
Site of the summer cottage of Dorothy Parker. Short story writer, critic and poet. Member of the Algonquin Round Table. Champion for social justice. Born here in West End, New Jersey. August 22, 1893 is designated a Literary Landmark by Friends of…
The Mansion House was considered to be the finest hotel of its day. On August 22, 1861, the wife of Abraham Lincoln visited Long Branch and stayed at the Mansion House. A thrilling demonstration of an ocean rescue by the Life-Saving Service, which…
Built in 1879. Named for the seven U.S. Presidents who attended services here: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, and Woodrow Wilson.
Deconsecrated in 1953, it beca…
James A. GarfieldTwentieth President ofThe United StatesBorn Nov 19, 1831 at Orange, OhioDied on this site, Sept. 19, 1881.