The Brigantine Beach Historical Society was formed to preserve the Island’s past. Exhibits include a large collection of photographs from the 19th and early 20th centuries as well as many artifacts from days gone by. Open from Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend in October. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays.
What is now the City of Brigantine has passed through a series of names and reincorporations since it was first created. The area was originally incorporated as Brigantine Beach Borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 14, 1890 from portions of Galloway Township, based on the results of a referendum held on June 3, 1890. On April 23, 1897, the area was reincorporated as the City of Brigantine City. This name lasted until April 9, 1914, when it was renamed the City of East Atlantic City.
On March 16, 1924, Brigantine was incorporated as a city, replacing East Atlantic City and incorporating further portions of Galloway Township.
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