Category: Long Branch

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Broadway: Ready for Business

Legendary Road Awaits New Vision First mapped in 1835, first paved in 1891, Broadway was where Long Branch conducted commerce. The Slocum family is...

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North Long Branch: Keeping Cool

It was called “Fishtown” in Entertaining a Nation and marked as “Atlanticville” on a F.W. Beers map in 1873. Many locals still call it...

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Long Branch’s Other Hospital

Dr. E.C. Hazard Memorial Hospital … This mostly forgotten city charity healthcare institution — known as the “Hospital with a Heart” — was opened...

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Long Branch: Keys to the City

How old is Long Branch? It goes all the way back to 1668. According to local folklore, in 1665 five associates from the original...

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Looking at the LBPD

Long Branch Police Department service dates back to a Civil War Hero … Like most law enforcement agencies — they’ve been both admired and...

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West End Cottages

It was a fabulous architectural representation of Long Branch at the apex of its Glided Age glory — the West End Cottages. Situated on...

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Long Branch Healthcare History

Monmouth Medical Center — 135+ Years of Caring Professional healthcare in Long Branch got started in 1887 in four rented rooms over a Broadway...

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Long Branch’s Almost President

A heartbeat away from the most-powerful office on Earth. Long Branch can’t claim that a native was ever President of the United States of...

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Learning in Long Branch

City Education History … The preeminent historical account of Long Branch —  Entertaining a Nation — praises “three fighting superintendents” for guaranteeing the city’s...

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