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North Wildwood Asks To Remove Seawall Memorials

North Wildwood Asks To Remove Seawall Memorials

Press Release

Over the last couple of years, City officials have noticed that family and friends have chosen to memorialize loved ones along the rocks of the Seawall with plaques and other personal memorials.

North Wildwood Asks To Remove Seawall Memorials

North Wildwood Asks To Remove Seawall Memorials

While we feel that these memorials are a nice gesture, the City cannot allow these memorials to continue. We kindly ask our residents and visitors to please discontinue adding memorials along the Seawall.

For those that placed any of the memorials that are currently along the Seawall, we kindly ask they be removed. We will leave the memorials in their current locations until Monday, October 24th, 2022. If they go unclaimed by then, the City will remove them, and transport them to our Public Works building at 511 Oak Avenue, where they will be stored until they are claimed by the owner.

The City promotes the idea of memorializing loved ones that have gone before us. However, we must ask family and friends to find alternative methods of memorializing him or her.

The City of North Wildwood offers multiple options for memorialization. You may have the option to purchase an engraved paver and have it installed either on the property of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse or North Wildwood City Hall. The other option is to purchase an engraved plaque that shall be placed either on a bench or picnic table at one of the various locations across the City (while supplies last, there is a waiting list if there are no available locations). For more information about either of these programs, you may reach out to Connie Starr in the North Wildwood Buildings and Grounds Department at (609) 522-4646.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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