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History of Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

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Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

Asbury Park started as a borough on March 26, 1874. It included parts of Ocean Township. Asbury Park became a city as of March 25, 1897.

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  • News 1880 - Scared Almost to Death.
    At Asbury Park, N. J., a new $4,000 steam engine recently purchased was ordered out for trail. Engineer Bartine Greene, trying one of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1894 - HOTEL INMATES EVICTED BY FIRE. DESTRUCTION OF THE GUERNSEY AT ASBURY PARK, WITH A LOSS OF $20,000.
    Asbury Park, N.J., Sept. 4. - Fire at about 1 A.M. this morning destroyed the big Hotel Guernsey, at Grand and Seventh Avenues, owned and managed by...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Asbury Park
    Asbury Park, a post-borough and noted summer resort of Monmouth co, N.J., on the Atlantic Ocean, and on the New York & Long Branch Railroad, 6 miles...Read MORE...


  • Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
    The Casino
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  • Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
    Listening to the Band, Asbury Park, N.J.
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  • News 1911 - FAMOUS HOTEL DESTROYED TODAY.
    Asbury Park, Jan. 26. - The famous West End Hotel was partly destroyed by fire today with a loss of fifty thousand dollars.

    Several other famous...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Asbury Park, a banking city and noted summer-re sort of Monmouth co., N.J., on the Atlantic Ocean and on the Central of New Jersey and the...Read MORE...


  • News 1930 - THREE KILLED IN FIREWORKS BLAST. FOUR BUILDINGS WRECKED IN EXPLOSION NEAR ASBURY PARK, N.J.
    Asbury Park, N.J. July 7 - Fireworks stored in four buildings in Neptune Township exploded, killing three persons and injuring five.
    Sheets of...Read MORE...


  • Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
    Scene at Sunset Lake
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  • News 1944 - HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.
    ...The Homestead restaurant on the Ocean Grove, N. J. boardwalk near Asbury Park, was washed into the sea. The restaurant had a capacity of 300...Read MORE...


  • 1970 - July 4 - 100 injured in race rioting in Asbury Park NJ

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Listening to the Band, Asbury Park, N.J.
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  • News  1880 - Scared Almost to Death.
    At Asbury Park, N. J., a new $4,000 steam engine recently purchased was ordered out for trail. Engineer Bartine Greene, trying one of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1894 - HOTEL INMATES EVICTED BY FIRE. DESTRUCTION OF THE GUERNSEY AT ASBURY PARK, WITH A LOSS OF $20,000.
    Asbury Park, N.J., Sept. 4. - Fire at about 1 A.M. this morning destroyed the big Hotel Guernsey, at Grand and Seventh Avenues, owned and managed by... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Asbury Park
    Asbury Park, a post-borough and noted summer resort of Monmouth co, N.J., on the Atlantic Ocean, and on the New York & Long Branch Railroad, 6 miles... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - FAMOUS HOTEL DESTROYED TODAY.
    Asbury Park, Jan. 26. - The famous West End Hotel was partly destroyed by fire today with a loss of fifty thousand dollars.

    Several other famous... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Asbury Park, a banking city and noted summer-re sort of Monmouth co., N.J., on the Atlantic Ocean and on the Central of New Jersey and the... Read MORE...

  • News  1930 - THREE KILLED IN FIREWORKS BLAST. FOUR BUILDINGS WRECKED IN EXPLOSION NEAR ASBURY PARK, N.J.
    Asbury Park, N.J. July 7 - Fireworks stored in four buildings in Neptune Township exploded, killing three persons and injuring five.
    Sheets of... Read MORE...

  • News  1944 - HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.
    ...The Homestead restaurant on the Ocean Grove, N. J. boardwalk near Asbury Park, was washed into the sea. The restaurant had a capacity of 300... Read MORE...

  • 1970 - July 4 - 100 injured in race rioting in Asbury Park NJ

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