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The Beacon

A Collaboration Between the Margate City Historical Society and the Margate Public Library.  

The two latest editions of the Margate Beacon are available here. In an ongoing effort, we hope to bring you the past issues of the Beacon direct from the Historical Society archives.Why not become a proud supporter of this initiative by signing up for a yearly membership.

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Winter 2011 Issue
Autumn 2010 Issue
Summer 2010 Issue
Spring 2010 Issue

Vol. 10 Issue 4 - February 2011
A Tribute to Mayor Bill Ross
The life and service of Mayor Bill Ross and a story on the Margate Bridge, linking Margate to the Mainland since 1929. 



Autumn Glory: The History of the Margate Colts
Remember the greatest names and greatest games of the Margate Colts and the Atlantic County Junior Football Association. 


Beacon July 2010 Issue

Vol. 10 Issue 3 - July 2010
How the Railroads came to Margate.
Learn how the Railroads shaped the development of Absecon Island and Margate with the introduction of the Trolley in 1881.

Beacon April 2010 Issue

Vol. 10 Issue 2 - April 2010
Margate Once had a Boardwalk: 1906-1944
Enjoy the history of the Margate Boardwalk from inception to its destruction by the 1944 hurricane.