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The Township of Lower - 2600 Bayshore Road



Please join Lower Cape May Regional & The Township of Lower in honoring a spotlight volunteer in our community.
Please join the CMC Prosecutor's Office and the CMC Chiefs of Police Association
for a 
Community Outreach Presentation
based on the NJ Office of the Attorney General & the Division of Criminal Justice

Uniform Statewide Procedures & Practice for Investigating & Reviewing Police
Use - of - Force Incidents

Monday, November 30, 2015
7:00 pm
ACCC Rm 212
341 Court House-South Dennis Rd, CMCH, NJ 08210
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 The Revised Beach Ordinance is effective as of August 24, 2015.

Which includes- Dogs, other than service animals, are restricted from township beaches during the hours of 11 am - 4 pm between Memorial Day and Labor Day.


 Lower Township is located at the southern tip of New Jersey and has the largest year round population in Cape May County; it is home to roughly 23,000 residents. The 32 square mile Township is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay and has the best sunsets in the state along the Delaware Bay

Lower Township community was incorporated in 1798 consists of historic towns including Cold Spring, Erma, Fishing Creek, Villas, Schellenger's Landing, North Cape May and Townbank.

The township is home to the Cape May County Airport and the
Cape May - Lewes Ferry. It's rich with historic sites, including The Fishing Creek School, Naval Air Station Wildwood, Historic Cold Spring Village and the Cape May Lighthouse. Other great attractions are The Atlantus, a concrete ship from World War I which has been a beautiful landmark at Sunset Beach and the Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management Area. (map of WMA)

Another site that provides over 300 years of Cape May County history would be the
Cold Spring Presbyterian Church. The church was built in 1823 but the congregation dates all the way back to 1718.

Lower Township is the site of two historic African American cemeteries. Union Bethel Civil War Veterans Cemetery contains the graves of black men and women who served in the Civil War. Mount Zion Cemetery is said to have graves of people involved in the Underground Railroad, which has been linked to this area because Harriet Tubman worked for a time at a Cape Island hotel.

Several nature trails lead visitors to various pond, coastal dune, marsh and forest habitats where wildlife can be observed in
Cape May Point State Park. The park's constantly changing atmosphere is a great destination to observe the fall bird migration. Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area is another great location for bird watching. The 1035 acre area offers a unique blend of several different habitats, including dune, forest and scrub-shrub.
This is only some of the history that Lower Township has to offer. The best way to experience all of the great things in Lower Township, is to visit the area and see it for yourself!

Special Thanks to the Lower Township Chamber of Commerce and the Cape May County Department of Tourism for providing the historical information.


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Tuesdays 7pm - 8pm
Adult Zumba Class

Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
December 1st 2015
7:00 pm Annual Veterans and Tree Lighting Ceremony Lower Twp. Recreation Center Also Toy & Food Drive
LT Chamber Day of Hospitality
December 4th 2015
2:00 pm - 7;00 pm
LT Rotary Christmas Parade
December 12th 2015
Parade begins at 7:00 pm at Breakwater and Bayshore Rd and travels south on Bayshore ending in NCM at Rosehill Ave

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Map of Township Owned Beaches 


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Preventing Burglary 
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Recreation 5 Year Master Plan

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 Municipal Public Access Plan

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Future Wastewater
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