Belmar in Retrospect

Borough of Belmar Historian >> Grace Roper
601 Main Street

The following sections are reproduced from Grace Trott Roper‘s historical retrospective on how the Borough of Belmar came to be. The original booklet is © Copyright 1978 by Grace Trott Roper, Belmar, NJ and was printed by Hoffman Press, Belmar, NJ.

Duplication or reproduction is not permitted


  • Coat of Arms
  • The Belmar Flag
  • Belmar – The Name
  • The Beginning
  • The Original People
  • A Town is Born
  • Early Housing
  • Hotels
  • Pavilions
  • Lakes
  • Shark River
  • Churches
  • Congregation Sons Of Israel
  • Belmar Elementary School
  • The Belmar Board of Education
  • Post Office
  • Fire Companies
  • First Aid Squad
  • Police Force
  • Borough Laws
  • Belmar Public Library