Know your Shore facts before heading there this summer.

1. This Shore community was once known as Anglesea.

a. Stone Harbor.

b. Wildwood Crest.

c. Avalon.

d. North Wildwood.

2. The Starlight Ballroom on the Wildwood Boardwalk claims a connection to this popular TV show.

a. Milton Berle's Texaco Star Theater.

b. Dick Clark's American Bandstand.

c. Edward R. Murrow's See it Now.

d. Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows.

3. Who was the first person to own Absecon Island?

a. Richard Osborne.

b. Jeremiah Leeds.

c. Thomas Budd.

d. Jonathan Pitney.

4. Who became known as the "Father of Atlantic City"?

a. Richard Osborne.

b. Jeremiah Leeds.

c. Thomas Budd.

d. Jonathan Pitney.

5. In the 1600s, this Holland sea captain liked a certain peninsula off what was to become New Jersey so much that he named it after himself.

a. Cornelius Mey.

b. John Margate.

c. Noah Brigantine.

d. Samuel Barnegat.

6. When did Ocean City

start its "beach tag"

system?

a. 1952.

b. 1964.

c. 1976.

d. 1988.

7. When was the Cape May Lighthouse constructed?

a. 1742.

b. 1823.

c. 1859.

d. 1910.

8. Before it became Sea Isle City, what was this part of the Shore known as?

a. Townsend Bay.

b. Ludlum's Beach.

c. Landis Landing.

d. Croneckers Point.

9. True or false: Many of the islands that are now Shore vacation destinations were used for cattle grazing.

10. This town was first envisioned as a Christian resort by four Methodist ministers.

a. Atlantic City.

b. Stone Harbor.

c. Avalon.

d. Ocean City.

Answers: C6.