Brigantine after the great storm of 1962

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This beachfront home in Brigantine looks as if waves crashed through, knocking out the foundation and collapsing the house. This beachfront home in Brigantine looks as if waves crashed through, knocking out the foundation and collapsing the house.

Photos Submitted by Judith Holst Hall

Looking toward the ocean on 25th street in Brigantine, there are no dunes to protect the beachfront properties. The house on the left was owned at the time by Robert J. Smith Sr. The house of the right is owned by Phyliss Rich Smith. Looking toward the ocean on 25th street in Brigantine, there are no dunes to protect the beachfront properties. The house on the left was owned at the time by Robert J. Smith Sr. The house of the right is owned by Phyliss Rich Smith.

John Hall walked the beach with his two dogs Kalab and Kunos and assessed the damages to Brigantine. John Hall walked the beach with his two dogs Kalab and Kunos and assessed the damages to Brigantine.

Judie Hall sits on a knocked over piling in front of a collapsed beachfront home in Brigantine. Judie Hall sits on a knocked over piling in front of a collapsed beachfront home in Brigantine.

 


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