History of Keyport

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Local resident of Keyport, NJ, Tom Gallo, talks about the history of the town and shares historic items and photographs.  For more information about Keyport, visit:  http://www.KEYPORTNewJersey.com

THINGS TO DO IN KEYPORT
Charter a boat at one of four marinas to go fishing or sightseeing.
Launch your own boat at the town's boat ramp.
Fish from the bulkhead or public pier.
Visit two boat-building companies.
Check out the oldest American Legion Post.
Try your hand at crabbing.
Tale a Ghost Tour of an old home.
Walk along the harbor on the promenade.
Visit on Keyport Thursdays when stores stay open later, the farmers' market is in town and you can listen to live music outside.
Visit the Keyport Historical Museum as well as the Keyport Fire Museum.
Visit the shops in the downtown area, including several antique shops.
Visit three shopping malls in the area or travel 30 minutes to Premium Outlets.
Ride bikes on Henry Hudson Trail.
Explore the neighborhoods to see historic homes.
Try one of 22 eateries in town.
Spend the day at a natural and unprotected beach and play volleyball.
Attend one of our many annual events.
See a movie in a nearby multiplex theater or go bowling.
Take a day trip by ferry to New York City.
Visit Historic Sandy Hook.

 

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