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The real Jersey Shore- it's history and charm-presented by Emil Salvini, author and historian. From Lucy the Elephant to the famous shipwrecks along the 127 mile coastline. Emil has tens of thousands of followers on his Facebook page, Tales of the New Jersey Shore. He wrote and hosted a number of documentaries for PBS-NJTV. The New York Times wrote " Emil Salvini is a historian with solid credentials."

Tales of the New Jersey Shore Emil Salvini

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    • 4.7 • 37 Ratings

The real Jersey Shore- it's history and charm-presented by Emil Salvini, author and historian. From Lucy the Elephant to the famous shipwrecks along the 127 mile coastline. Emil has tens of thousands of followers on his Facebook page, Tales of the New Jersey Shore. He wrote and hosted a number of documentaries for PBS-NJTV. The New York Times wrote " Emil Salvini is a historian with solid credentials."

    Episode 7: Asbury Park -The Early Days.

    Episode 7: Asbury Park -The Early Days.

    Historian Emil Salvini tells the tale of the beginnings of Asbury Park and it’s founder James Bradley.

    • 14 min
    Episode 6: Cape May - The Phoenix from the Ashes

    Episode 6: Cape May - The Phoenix from the Ashes

    The tale of the Great Fire of 1878 that changed the resort of Cape May forever. Emil Salvini shares another Jersey Shore Tale with you. Enjoy. 

    • 11 min
    Episode 5: The Venice of the Jersey Shore, Sea Isle City

    Episode 5: The Venice of the Jersey Shore, Sea Isle City

    Enjoy author and historian, Emil Salvini's, Tales of the New Jersey Shore. This episode is about the creation of Sea Isle City, the founder's dream of a Venice by the Jersey Shore, and an ending full of suspense. Enjoy. 

    • 15 min
    Episode 4: The Boardwalks of the New Jersey Shore - Memory Makers-Part 1

    Episode 4: The Boardwalks of the New Jersey Shore - Memory Makers-Part 1

    Historian and author Emil Salvini tells the tale of the early days of the New Jersey boardwalks. Future episodes will cover the individual resort walkways along the coastline. Enjoy. 

    • 10 min
    Episode 3: Cape May - The Lottery of Death

    Episode 3: Cape May - The Lottery of Death

    Sit back with author and historian Emil Salvini, and enjoy the Tale of Cape May Civil War hero, Henry Sawyer, and The Lottery of Death. The beautiful Chalfonte Hotel that still stands in Cape May is a tribute to the man who built it, and a reminder of a tale that captivated the nation over a century ago.

    • 12 min
    Episode 2: Lucy and Friends March of the Wooden Elephants

    Episode 2: Lucy and Friends March of the Wooden Elephants

    Historian Emil Salvini shares the tale of Lucy the Margate Elephant and her two siblings. Don’t miss this story of how America fell in love with elephants and the craze that resulted in three amazing structures 

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Review from the Jersey Shore ,

Asbury Park Early Days!

This was an excellent introduction into the real beginning of Asbury Park.
Very well-done and looking forward to future podcasts of the Glory Days of Asbury Park!

Nickname unknown! ,

All episodes!

Love your podcasts and “thank you” for all of these great stories!! I’m a Jersey native, born & raised here. Do you have any plans on doing a podcast about the Twin Lights in the Highlands?

cssannino ,

Jersey shore

Time for a new review thank you 😎

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