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    Wildwood Civic Club

    Katherine Baker was recognized nationally and overseas for her efforts during World War I. Early in the war, she went to France and joined the French Hospital Service as a nurse. She was awarded the “Croix de Guerre et Fourragere” for her contributions there, and was the first woman to attain the rank of corporal in the French Army.

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    Beesley’s Point

    According to legend, Rebecca and Sarah Stillwell were sisters who each performed heroic efforst during the Revolutionary War. Rebecca Stillwell was at home near the American naval base on Beesley’s Point one autumn day in 1777 when she sighted armed British barges on the Egg Harbor River.

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    Dr. John Wiley House

    This Italianate style home, now a bed and breakfast, was the home of Edith Elmer Wood, a pioneer in community planning, from 1919 to 1945. Wood’s grandfather, Dr. John Wiley, a medical doctor influential in local politics, built this home in 1854.

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    Cold Spring Village

    Cold Spring Village is an outdoor living history museum that interprets farmwomen’s domestic life in the mid-19th century as part of its activities and exhibits.