The Long Beach Island Landmarks Association was founded in direct response to the outcries from local residents who could no longer stand by quietly and watch the unique architectural character of their small barrier island community be erased forever. Many of the early Long Beach Island structures had been demolished or renovated beyond recognition. The organization received its charter on January 12, 2004.
Our Mission and Goals
To research and document Long Beach Island’s historic development.
To preserve and protect its unique irreplaceable architectural heritage.
To educate the community and create a sense of local pride and enthusiasm for the island’s historic heritage through lectures, tours, exhibitions and publications.
To preserve and protect historic neighborhoods, landmark buildings,
structures, parks, streetscapes
and sites from Point Lookout to Atlantic Beach.
To raise public awareness, promote preservation and
appreciation of the environment.
To establish appropriate historic districts.
To sponsor educational programs to encourage
individuals to landmark their property.
To list sites and structures on the National Register of Historic Places.
Douglas Sheer, President
Jeanette Iannucci, Treasurer
Alexandra Karafinas, Founder
We would like to thank everyone who signed up for this tour. We did however, sell out. Thank you for your support of the Long Beach Island Landmarks Association.
Candlelight House Tour 2017
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16TH, 2017
The Trolley leaves Kennedy Plaza at 2 PM and will ride through the Red Brick Street District on our way to visit beautifully decorated homes.
There will be entertainment and refreshments at a historical home.