Tag Archives: Somer’s Point

Old Schoolhouses and Segregation by Sex

This old schoolhouse outside of Somers Point, NJ, on Rt. 559 to May’s Landing, is typical of its era. The stone high above the doorway says, “Public School, 1907.” Their assumption of eternal permanence is striking. They made the schools … Continue reading

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Ocean City, 2013

This is the best boardwalk bench dedication I’ve seen.  Get it?  “O’Sheehan City?”  Very cleaver, Sheehan clan. Be optimistic about shore weather.  Tropical storm Andrea was expected to rain out Thursday when we met, but it stayed inland where we … Continue reading

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57th Mini-Reunion on the Ocean City Boardwalk

Well, okay, maybe the joke is getting old.  We all know it is more like a few old high school friends getting together than an official reunion, but it still is fun. When we arrived, our meeting place on the … Continue reading

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