Norman Mailer Plaque Dedication and Family Reception On Tuesday, May 22nd, the Long Branch Historical Association will be dedicating a plaque at the Boardwalk in memory of Long Branch native son Norman Kingsley Mailer. Please join them at 7:00pm, at the corner of South Bath Avenue and the Boardwalk for a brief ceremony, followed by a reception at the Long Branch Public Library. Norman Mailer, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, journalist and political activist, was born in the city in 1923 and the plaque will commemorate the site of the former Scarboro Hotel, owned by his aunt and uncle, where he wrote his first published stories. His biographer J.M. Lennon will speak at the library and there will be a presentation by Norman’s sister Barbara; other family members will be in attendance. Light refreshments will be served. Tues., May 22nd @ 7pm at the Long Branch Free Public Library, 328 Broadway. Please call 732-222-3900, Ext. 2350 for more information. Parking is available in the Municipal Lot behind the Library and City Hall, and on the street.
Tuesday - May 22, 2018
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