Construction Underway On A Beautiful New Pavilion at Huddy Park in Toms River, New Jersey
When I am at our studios at Townsquare Towers in Downtown Toms River I often look out our windows and see Huddy Park across the street, This park is a nice spot downtown on the river and is host for many various events throughout the year.
If you are not familiar with the history behind Huddy Park, let me take a few moments to give you the cliff notes. Huddy Park is named after Joshua Huddy, who was part of the Monmouth Militia during the Revolutionary War. Huddy was put in charge of a small fort in Toms River known as the Blockhouse. His job to protect local salt works which were badly needed in the war effort. Huddy was attacked by Loyalists, he was captured and the British Loyalists basically destroyed the village of Toms River. Huddy was taken to a prison and later hanged for his alleged war crimes.
The History of Huddy Park in Downtown Toms River, New Jersey
If you go to Huddy Park you will see the memorials and read about the history of this park in Downtown Toms River. Captain Joshua Huddy is buried at Old Tennent Cemetery in Manalapan.
Now back to modern times lol construction is underway on the new pavilion at Huddy Park, crews are working and I would assume they plan to have it ready for the upcoming spring and summer season. Great news for events this season in Huddy Park.
Update on Construction at Huddy Park in Downtown Toms River, New Jersey
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