Facts About Early Lakehurst


  • First International Airport in the United States was located at Lakehurst Naval Air Station.

  • Early forges made cannonballs for the Revolutionary Army of George Washington.

  • A Russian Embassy was once located in Lakehurst

  • The Lakehurst Volunteer Fire Company was formed as the Manchester Volunteer Fire Company in April 1911.

  • Lakehurst was once a winter resort.

  • Lakehurst was the home to major railroad shops and a roundhouse. Due to the railroad, Lakehurst was active 24 hours-a-day, every day.

  • Lakehurst is the home to several pre-Civil War structures and many beautiful 19th century homes.

  • Lake Horicon was the original name of New York State's famous Lake George.

  • The Borough Hall was once the town hall for Manchester Township.

  • The Museum, houses many secrets of Lakehurst's past. Stop in for a pleasant surprise!

  • Lakehurst is a great place to visit, shop, eat, relax, or live and raise a family!

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