Bradley Beach History
Framing Our Story
We celebrate the heritage of Bradley Beach by keeping its history a part of daily life.
Mapping Main Street
The Bradley Beach Historical Society and Museum in partnership with Bradley Beach Business Community Alliance is embarking on a long-term comprehensive research project to identify and document all the businesses that have graced the Main Street in Bradley Beach.
Call for Bradley Beach Images
Sponsor A Favorite Old Photo of Bradley on The Boardwalk Next Summer BBHS is accepting submissions of historic photographs to be enlarged and added to the collection of prints on display along the Boardwalk all summer. Option #1: Submit a photograph from your own...
Is This Picture Worth 1000 Errors?
While strolling along the Bradley Beach boardwalk with my nephew, he glanced at this picture from the early 1900s and noticed something wasn’t quite right. I sent the information about the picture to the Bradley Beach Historical Society and Museum who then posted it...
Local History: Labor Day in the Roaring 20s
Back in 1921, Bradley Beach began holding a series of events from July 4th through Labor Day which culminated in a Masque Fete at the La Reine Hotel.
Bradley Counts: The Census
Who lived at 206 Newark Ave? The 1910 Census shows that Hiram Bradner, the son of William B. Bradner, one of the founders of Bradley Beach, his wife Edith, and 9 month old son Wesley lived at that address.