Monday, April 18, 2011

Jersey Shore Fact of the Day 11: Sea Isle City was Born from a Trip to Italy

Yes, you read that right. Charles K. Landis founded Sea Isle City after visiting Italy. Odd, but true. He bought the land after that Italy trip, and made Sea Isle a borough by 1880.

Some of those buildings from the 1880s are still around...on Landis Avenue, of course.

I'll have an update for you on this weekend's half marathon - hopefully by later today...

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