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Documentaries on Barnegat Bay and Pinelands

DateTitlePublisher
Mrs. Leeds 13th Child
Documentary about the Jersey Devil. Legend states that the Jersey Devil returns to the place in the Pine Barrens where he was born every seven years.
NJN
Ghost is the Pines
The story of towns and houses abandoned in the New Jersey Pinelands. Includes a discussion of Ong's Hat, New Jersey, a town founded in the late 1600's to early 1700s. The town was named after Jacob Ong and is now considered to be a ghost town.
NJN
1928Filbert 1928
Island Heights boats in 1928.
Ocean County Government
19321932 Island Heights Duck Boat Races
1932 Island Heights Duck Boat Races by Filbert.
Ocean County Government
1932Filbert 1932
Boat races at Island heights in 1932 by Filbert.
Ocean County Government
1982In the Barnegat Bay Tradition
In the Barnegat Bay Tradition NJN Decoy carving and sneak box building featuring National Heritage Award winning decoy carver Harry V. Shourds and boat builder Sam Hunt
New Jersey Network
1983Decoy Show: Mike Mangum and Jim Allen OC Library TV
1983 Interview of decoy collector Jim Allen and current Director of Ocean County Parks & Recreation Mike Mangum on founding the Decoy Show
Ocean County Library
1984Freeholder John C. Bartlett Decoy Show Introduction
September 1984 Freeholder John C. Bartlett highlights the importance of the folk traditions honored by the Decoy Show for the second annual event.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
1986Cliff and Steve Frazee - Cedar Farmers
One of five short films on Pinelands folklife as part of a major exhibition at the New Jersey State Museum, “New Jersey Pinelands: Tradition and Environment” based on fieldwork by the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.
Folkstreams
1986Joe Reid - Garvey Builder
One of five short films on Pinelands folklife as part of a major exhibition at the New Jersey State Museum, “New Jersey Pinelands: Tradition and Environment” based on fieldwork by the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.
Folkstreams
1986Norman Taylor - Fox Hunter
One of five short films on Pinelands folklife as part of a major exhibition at the New Jersey State Museum, “New Jersey Pinelands: Tradition and Environment” based on fieldwork by the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.
Folkstreams
1986Ken Camp - Railbirding Guide
One of five short films on Pinelands folklife as part of a major exhibition at the New Jersey State Museum, “New Jersey Pinelands: Tradition and Environment” based on fieldwork by the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.
Folkstreams
1986Stephen Lee - Cranberry Grower
One of five short films on Pinelands folklife as part of a major exhibition at the New Jersey State Museum, “New Jersey Pinelands: Tradition and Environment” based on fieldwork by the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.
Folkstreams
1991The Sea Bright Skiff
The Sea Bright skiff dates back to the mid-1800s Jersey Shore as a fishing boat, life-boat, and even rum-runners. Charles Hankins demonstrates the building process.
Folkstreams
1995Decoy Show Pinelands Regional TV
Decoy Show Pinelands HS TV Students from Pinelands Regional High School, New Jersey interview decoy carvers, folk artists, and other vendors during the 1995 Decoy Show.
Pinelands Regional Highschool
2003Spirit of the Bay
Spirit of the Bay Tuckerton New Jersey's coastal culture is explored with a visit to Tuckerton Seaport
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2008Ghost of the Pines
The story of towns and houses abandoned in the New Jersey Pinelands. Includes a discussion of Ong's Hat, New Jersey, a town founded in the late 1600's to early 1700s. The town was named after Jacob Ong and is now considered to be a ghost town.
NJN
2013The Art of the South Jersey Duck Decoy
Decoy carver & Hurley Conklin awardee J. P. Hand and apprentice Dave Billig. Hand learned his craft from Hurley Conklin and Harry Shourds.
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
2015Tuckterton Seaport: Traditions Come Alive
Tradition Come Alive Interviews with Tuckerton Seaport tradition bearers
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2017"Diggers," a National Geographic TV series, investigates the Cedar Bridge Tavern site.
Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission
2017History Walls: 100 Years of Wallpaper at the Cedar Bridge Tavern
Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission
2018American Glass and Cedar Bridge Tavern
Wheaton Arts Flip Glass Reproduction demonstration shows the process of glass making during the early 19th century.
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
2019Cedar Bridge Tavern Restoration 2016-2018
Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission
2019Jim Allen Spend the Day Working the Bay preview
Decoy collector and a founder of the Old Time Decoy & Gunning Show, Jim Allen’s Spend the Day Working the Bay program is on decoys and gunning clubs of the Barnegat Bay.
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2019From the Marsh
Interviews with 11 master decoy makers and 2 collectors, from New Jersey to North Carolina.
Jim Talone & J.P. Hand
2019Protecting Barnegat Bay - Willie deCamp
This is a video showcasing Willie deCamp, the 2019 Special Award winner at the Salute to Ocean County.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2019-08-28Spend the Day Working the Bay with Captain Oppie Speck
Captain Arthur “Oppie” Speck, Sr was a bayman for 8 decades, founder of the Tuckerton Seaport & Bayman's Museum, and a Hurley Conklin Award winner. He recounts his life as a bayman for Tuckerton Seaport’s first Spend the Day Working the Bay program.
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2019-09-13Spend the Day Working the Bay with Captain Oppie Speck
Full Version
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2020Jim Allen Interview
Interview of decoy collector Jim Allen of Decoy Heritage in Tuckerton, NJ by Chief Park Naturalist German Georgiff.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2020Decoy Carving with Andrew Tonnesen
Join Tuckerton Seaport decoy carver Andrew Tonnesen for a lesson on how to carve a traditonal Barnegat Bay Decoy from Atlantic White Cedar wood!
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2020Junior Duck Stamp Traveling Exhibit
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum coordinates the annual New Jersey Junior Duck Stamp Competition for students Kindergarten through Grade 12. This video features Top 36 winners of 2020.
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2020Blacksmith Stephen Nuttall
Tuckerton Seaport blacksmith Stephen Nuttall demonstrates his folk art in the Seaport blacksmith shop. Did you know hot iron acts just like clay? Stephen shows how anyone can become a blacksmith from home with a wooden hammer and clay!
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2020Narrated Creek Tour
Watch Tuckerton Seaport's Floating Classroom tour along Tuckerton Creak to become history detectives, citizen scientists, and folklorists of Barnegat Bay - unlocking clues to universal lessons through local stories.
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2020 - 09 - 26Intro: 2020 Virtual Barnegat Bay Decoy & Gunning Show
Introduction by Freeholder Virginia E. Haines
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2020-08-07Tour of Parker’s Decoy Shop with Andrew Tonnesen
Join Tuckerton Seaport decoy carver Andrew Tonnesen for a lesson on how to carve a traditonal Barnegat Bay Decoy from Atlantic White Cedar wood!
Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen's Museum
2020-09-03Forgotten Towns of the New Jersey Pine Barrens
The Pine Barrens once bustled with industrial activity, centered in self-sufficient communities. We will learn about their history and what evidence of the past can still be seen.
Pinelands Commission
2020-09-262020 Virtual Decoy Show closing remarks
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2020-09-26FULL 2020 Virtual Decoy Show
“Virtual” 38th annual Old Time Barnegat Bay Decoy & Gunning Show from 2020.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2020-09-26Welcome: 2020 Virtual Old Time Barnegat Bay Decoy & Gunning Show
German Georgieff, Chief Park Naturalist with Ocean County Parks & Recreation gives an overview of this year’s Virtual Decoy Show
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2020-09-262020 Old Time Barnegat Bay Decoy & Gunning Show: Decoy Judging
While the actual two day decoy show was canceled, in-person, due to Covid-19 we were able to hold part of the actual decoy show with judging with six of the most popular categories.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2020-11-24Cranberries: Ocean County History & Tradition
Join Ocean County Park Naturalist Patti Transferini as she presents the history of cranberries in Cloverdale Farm County Park.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2020-5-6Pine Barrens Industries
German Georgieff, chief park naturalist at Wells Mills County Park talks about the history of the "Industries of the Pine Barrens"
Ocean County Parks & Recreation
2021Art Birdsall Documentary
Ocean County Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award 2021: Art Birdsall, Decoy Maker by Kyle S. of Central Regional School High School. Mr. Birdsall is the first Decoy Maker to receive this award.
Ocean County Parks & Recreation

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