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3 Created by: Lewis Lewis Karim Karim Rognac Rognac Carl Carl

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5 1670-Thomas Whyte moved to the area now known as Asbury Park

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7 1871-Park Hall was built, it housed the court, police, jail, library, school, meeting hall, churches st newspaper-Asbury Park Chronicle NJ made school compulsory 1875-Railroad completed from New York City to Asbury Park

8 st schoolhouse was built Steinback brothers open a store

9 1877-First boardwalk, was laid out on the beachfront

10 1878-St.Stephen Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion church

11 1887-Seashore Electric Railroad Co- electric-trolley-1st in NJ, 2nd in electric-trolley-1st in NJ, 2nd in the U.S. the U.S.

12 1888-Major blizzard hits Asbury Park

13 1890-First baby parade on the boardwalk

14 1890- First post office opened First post office opened 1893-Major storm crashes the boardwalk 1893-Major storm crashes the boardwalk 1897-Temple Beth el (Jewish temple) opened 1897-Temple Beth el (Jewish temple) opened

15 1895 – Stephen Crane was born, he began his writing career in Asbury Park and Later wrote The Red Badge of Courage 1895 – Stephen Crane was born, he began his writing career in Asbury Park and Later wrote The Red Badge of Courage

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17 1930-Convention Hall opened – for a cost of $3 million 1930-Convention Hall opened – for a cost of $3 million

18 1901-Library opened 1901-Library opened st bank opened in Asbury Park st bank opened in Asbury Park Casino opened on the boardwalk for conventions Casino opened on the boardwalk for conventions

19 1903-James A. Bradley sold the beachfront to the city for $100, James A. Bradley sold the beachfront to the city for $100,000.00

20 1904- Asbury Park police department was created Asbury Park police department was created

21 1907- Bradley Elementary School was built Bradley Elementary School was built Asbury Park was the summer presidential headquarters of Woodrow Wilson when he ran for re- election Asbury Park was the summer presidential headquarters of Woodrow Wilson when he ran for re- election The city hosted one of the earliest racially integrated baseball games between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers The city hosted one of the earliest racially integrated baseball games between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers

22 1916 – Home of the Asbury Park Press ( ) 1916 – Home of the Asbury Park Press ( )

23 1916- A fire destroyed the Asbury Park Press office on Mattison Avenue A fire destroyed the Asbury Park Press office on Mattison Avenue.

24 April 5, 1917 – A Fire at Cole & Co., destroys the building. April 5, 1917 – A Fire at Cole & Co., destroys the building.

25 Bangs Ave. Elementary opened Bangs Ave. Elementary opened

26 1923-Mt. Caramel School and Our Lady of Mt. Caramel Church was opened 1923-Mt. Caramel School and Our Lady of Mt. Caramel Church was opened

27 1924- Marcus Garvey spoke at Roseland Hall on the corners of Springwood and Atkins Ave Marcus Garvey spoke at Roseland Hall on the corners of Springwood and Atkins Ave.

28 1925 The Berkeley Carteret Hotel is built. Source: Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress) )

29 1927- Asbury Park High School opened Asbury Park High School opened

30 1930-Convention Hall opened – for a cost of $3 million 1930-Convention Hall opened – for a cost of $3 million

31 1932- Horses were carved and delivered to the boardwalk

32 1934-The Morro Castle (ship) caught on fire off the Asbury Park coast

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34 1937 – The Bond Street boys basketball team – The Bond Street boys basketball team.

35 1954 – The Garden State Parkway added the Asbury Park exit interchange. This added to the amount of visitors to our shore town 1954 – The Garden State Parkway added the Asbury Park exit interchange. This added to the amount of visitors to our shore town

36 1954 – A photo of Main Street 1954 – A photo of Main Street

37 October 7, 1960 – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the Asbury Park High School auditorium to a crowd of about 1,300 people. October 7, 1960 – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the Asbury Park High School auditorium to a crowd of about 1,300 people.

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39 March 8, A severe 2-day northern storm leaves the Asbury Park Boardwalk in shambles March 8, A severe 2-day northern storm leaves the Asbury Park Boardwalk in shambles

40 Bruce Springsteen (seen on the right) plays in the Stone Pony in the 1970s with Southside Johnny Lyon.

41 The Asbury Park Middle School was built The Asbury Park Middle School was built.

42 1976- The Freedom Train pulls through Asbury Park The Freedom Train pulls through Asbury Park

43 Photos reprinted with permission, Courtesy, Asbury Park Press, a Gannett C. newspaper. Photos reprinted with permission, Courtesy, Asbury Park Press, a Gannett C. newspaper.


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