Tag Archives: Bayshore Discovery Project

Happy Birthday to the A.J. Meerwald, New Jersey’s Official Tall Ship

I see from the A.J. Meerwald‘s Facebook page that today is her birthday. Launched in 1928, she is 85 years old today.  The A. J. Meerwald is a restored Delaware Bay oyster schooner and the Official Tall Ship of the State … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Aboard the Schooner A. J. Meerwald – Openings Still Available

I wished that I could have sailed aboard a classic schooner when I was a kid.  For those in the New York/New Jersey Area, The Bayshore Discovery Project is sponsoring two five-day summer sailing camps aboard the classic oyster schooner … Continue reading

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19th Annual Delaware Bay Day – June 11th

The good folks at the Bayshore Discovery Project say that “Delaware ‘Bay Day’ is the largest FREE festival in the tri-state region.”   I have no way of knowing whether that is literally true, but nevertheless it sounds like great fun.   ‘Bay Day’ will … Continue reading

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Storytelling at the Bivalve Shipping Sheds

If Detroit was and is the “motor city,” then perhaps Bivalve, New Jersey was the Oyster Capital of the World.  By the late 1880s, 90 railcars full of oysters were shipped from Bivalve every week.  Oysters were once the largest … Continue reading

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Last Day to Reserve Tickets for OysterFest 2010!

Bayshore Discovery Project, the good folks who keep the historic schooner A.J. Meerwald sailing, are having their yearly Oyster Fest! this Friday, November 12th  at the Centerton Country Club in Pittsgrove, NJ.  Today, Monday November 8th, is the last day to reserve tickets. From … Continue reading

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A.J. Meerwald In Cape May, NJ

The lovely schooner A.J. Meerwald will be sailing out of Cape May, one of the loveliest towns in New Jersey, through early September.   From the folks at Bayshore Discovery Project: Utsch’s Marina in Cape May will be the port-of-call for … Continue reading

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