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The Famous "Judge's Shack" in Island Beach State Park
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Dec 1, 2018 07:02:41   #
yssirk123 (a regular here)
 
The Judge's shack is a former fishing shanty built around 1911. Sitting a few hundred feet from the Atlantic, it was purchased and remodeled by Judge Richard Hartshorne in 1942. The shack overlooks part of a 10-mile-long beach that is NJ''s last major stretch of undeveloped coastline. Unfortunately, Hurricane Sandy took out the primary dune that was in front of it, and it may not last much longer. Hope you enjoy!


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Dec 1, 2018 07:06:38   #
JerseyBob
 
A bit of Jersey Lore. Nicely done!

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Dec 1, 2018 08:10:38   #
merrytexan (a regular here)
 
yssirk123 wrote:
The Judge's shack is a former fishing shanty built around 1911. Sitting a few hundred feet from the Atlantic, it was purchased and remodeled by Judge Richard Hartshorne in 1942. The shack overlooks part of a 10-mile-long beach that is NJ''s last major stretch of undeveloped coastline. Unfortunately, Hurricane Sandy took out the primary dune that was in front of it, and it may not last much longer. Hope you enjoy!


it's a beautiful beach scene and shot, bill...nice pp too!

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Dec 1, 2018 08:23:48   #
Sylvias (a regular here)
 
Excellent download and pp Bill, lovely beach scene. Thank you for the information too.

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Dec 1, 2018 11:12:43   #
Swamp-Cork (a regular here)
 
Beautiful image!

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Dec 1, 2018 12:14:04   #
yssirk123 (a regular here)
 
JerseyBob wrote:
A bit of Jersey Lore. Nicely done!

Thanks Bob - glad you liked it! I believe the Judge's Shack is the last of the old time shanties.

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Dec 1, 2018 12:15:39   #
yssirk123 (a regular here)
 
merrytexan wrote:
it's a beautiful beach scene and shot, bill...nice pp too!

Thanks merrytexan - I appreciate your comment! It was as nice a day as you can ask for in November, and thankfully the crazy wind died down.

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Dec 1, 2018 12:22:19   #
yssirk123 (a regular here)
 
Sylvias wrote:
Excellent download and pp Bill, lovely beach scene. Thank you for the information too.

Thanks Sylvia - I'm glad you liked it. I first read about the Judge's shack a little earlier this year, and wanted to get down to Island Beach State Park as I've never been there before. The beaches are unlike anything else in NJ - lots of dunes, trees and sand leading up to the relatively narrow strip of beach.

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Dec 1, 2018 12:22:48   #
yssirk123 (a regular here)
 
Swamp-Cork wrote:
Beautiful image!

Thanks Swamp-Cork - glad you like it!

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Dec 1, 2018 14:17:27   #
kpmac (a regular here)
 
Very nicely exposed.

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Dec 1, 2018 14:20:02   #
Sylvias (a regular here)
 
yssirk123 wrote:
Thanks Sylvia - I'm glad you liked it. I first read about the Judge's shack a little earlier this year, and wanted to get down to Island Beach State Park as I've never been there before. The beaches are unlike anything else in NJ - lots of dunes, trees and sand leading up to the relatively narrow strip of beach.

Sounds wonderful.

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Dec 1, 2018 17:53:39   #
yssirk123 (a regular here)
 
kpmac wrote:
Very nicely exposed.

Thanks Ken - I appreciate your comment!

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Dec 2, 2018 05:37:54   #
rlaugh (a regular here)
 
Fine shot!!

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Dec 2, 2018 05:40:07   #
angler
 
Excellent shot Bill.

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Dec 2, 2018 07:36:37   #
yssirk123 (a regular here)
 
rlaugh wrote:
Fine shot!!

Thanks Bob - glad you liked it!

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