Nathan Shroyer

Tuckerton and Early Beginnings of “Eyre Haven” and Little Egg Harbor Friends

Early history of Little Egg Harbor is closely tied to Quakers. First European settlers inthe area include Long Island Quakers who arrived before 1698. Friends established asmall settlement at Tuckerton, which became county seat of Ocean County in 1850.Little Egg Harbor grew from initial farming, fur trading, fishing and whaling to includegristmills, sawmills, shipbuilding, salt […]

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