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Toms River Seaport Society
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40th Wooden Boat Festival at Huddy Park, Toms River on Saturday, July 15 2017 from 9 to 3

Toms River Seaport Society Maritime Museum

The museum was located in the building that was Charles Hankins boat building shop and maritime store. The building is next to the Lavallette post office at:

504 Grand Central Ave.
Lavallette, NJ

The building was sold in November 2008, and the museum displays had to be moved into storage until a new display area can be developed.

Charles and Anna Hankins

Charles and Anna Hankins Bio
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Charles Hankins Photo
Charles and one of his boats
Boat Types Poster
Poster of Boat Types

Hankins Boat Building Shop

Sales Area and Office Ships store and office area Workbench Workbench and tool storage More Tools Hand Tools

Hankins Sea Skiffs

The Last Boat Charles Built Last Boat built in Washington with Anna's rocking chair


A-Cat Spy in the Hankins shop A-Cat Spy Transom A-Cat Spy View from the loft A-Cat Spy View from the loft A-Cat Spy View from the loft

Moving Out of the Hankins Building

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Removing some of the wall Displays
slide show display area