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The city of Barnegat, in Barnegat Township, on the western shore of Barnegat Bay, across from Barnegat Lighthouse, adjoining Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, are all related, in addition to their geographical propinquity, to their common name, Barnegat, derived from Dutch, for "area where surf breaks" or "breakwaters" or "breakers". Barnegat is located in southern Ocean County, in the Shore Region between Manahawkin and Waretown.

This was a shipbuilding center during the American Revolutionary period and it gained notoriety as a pirates' hideaway prior to that.

Some of this history has been maintained by the Barnegat Historic District, a popular visitors site in the city, with parks, antique stores, gift shops & boutiques, ice cream parlors, restaurants, and museums.

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RV campgrounds and dealers Scrubbie Pines Campground | Location: 900 West Bay Ave., New Jersey 08005 Telephone 609-698-0080

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05/27 Coming to The area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.