Jackson Woods is located in Long Branch’s North End which is known for its laid back atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing stroll. Also known as North Long Branch, the North End is the part of Long Branch north of Joline Avenue, south of Monmouth Beach and east of Troutman’s Creek. These North End scenes show the evolution of some area landmarks, including the train station, school and the lot that is now Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park.
Station Agent Daniel Hennessy (far right) at the North Long Branch Train Station, 1905.
The White House, 464 Church Street, one of the older homes in the North End, then and now.
September 1900 Red Bank Daily Register article about Nate Salsbury's purchase of what was the Atlantic Hotel property for the Reservation
October 11 1919 Long Branch Daily Record announcing the sale of the Reservation property
Undated article that discusses some of Salsbury's wild ideas for creating a stream between the ocean and the Shrewsbury River.
After the Atlantic Hotel, the Reservation occupied the property that is now Seven President's Park. One of the "cottages" remains and is now a park building.
Various ideas were floated for the former North Long Branch school over the years before it was finally sold to a developer.
Two class photos from the North Long Branch School on Church St. The one taken in front of the brick wall is a 7th grade class from 1938-40.
The school in 2022 nicely renovated into housing units.
The Asbury United Methodist Church on the corner of Church Street and Atlantic Avenue