Julie Ann Rumbold captures the lore of a vanishing locale with her intricate stories of Thompson’s Beach and East Point in Maurice River Township, New Jersey. As a child, Rumbold spent every summer on the shores of Thompson’s Beach on the Delaware Bay—and she wasn’t the only visitor drawn to this magical spot. It was the perfect location for young and old to create memories and share sunny days wi...
Paperback: 110 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (May 25, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2251794
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I loved this book! My husband, son & I camped at Captain's Klein's for about 10 years. We were there in the early 1990's thru the early 2000's. What an awesome place to be to camp & not only spend the summers but all of the year too. We made so m...
es.Then…Thompson’s Beach disappeared. Erosion rubbed it away, other incursions intruded—and resources to save it, financial and otherwise, were unavailable.Thompson’s Beach may have been erased, but it is not forgotten. East Point still survives as the home of the second oldest lighthouse in the state. This series of stories, sourced from local residents, resurrects the enchantment of the region as well as its fascinating history, giving the beach a new life within these pages. Rumbold writes of mysterious shipwrecks, natural disasters, and inhabitants banding together to survive the devastation of a deadly blowout tide. Rumbold’s work is a community collaboration that will keep these stories alive.Spend a few hours on the sunny shore evoked by this loving tribute, and become the latest in a long line of visitors who have discovered the lasting magic of Thompson’s Beach.