Category Archives: Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park

Reflections of Walking Distance

Reflections of Walking Distance By Richard Mabey Jr. I don’t think that there is any other half-hour of television broadcasting that has affected me as deeply as the Twilight Zone episode entitled, “Walking Distance.” It stars Gig Young, who portrays … Continue reading

Posted in 1967, Accomplishment, Ad Agency, Boyhood Days, Cold Hearted Ad Agency, Creative Writing, Destiny, Dreams, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, From boyhood to manhood, Healing, Homecoming, Journey to Truth, Lincoln Park, Memory, Modern Life, Moe's Sweet Shop, Moving On, My Old New Jersey Home, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, New Jersey, New York City, NJ, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Old Gas Station, Old Lincoln Park, Rod Serling, Small Town America, Television, The Old Rexall Drug Store, The Unexplained, Time Travel, Twilight Zone, Walking Distance, Wisdom | 2 Comments

Reflections of the Summer of 1964

One of the great moments of being a kid was having 12 cents in your pocket and choosing which comic book you were going to buy! Reflections of the Summer of 1964 By Richard Mabey Jr. Lately, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

Posted in 1964, Accomplishment, Ad Agency, Batman, Beavertown, Boyhood Days, Comic Books, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Jack Kirby, Journey to Truth, Lincoln Park, Mabey Homestead, Memory, Moe's Sweet Shop, My Old New Jersey Home, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, New Jersey, NJ, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Route 202, Small Town America, Spider-Man, Spiritual Lesson, Stan Lee, Superman, The Old Tree Fort, Time Travel, To thine own self be true., Wisdom | 5 Comments

The Old Francisco Homestead

A picture of the old Francisco canal house, located on Mabey Lane in Lincoln Park, as it looked in 1996. The house was built sometime in the 1850s. Unfortunately it was torn down in 1997. The Old Francisco Homestead by … Continue reading

Posted in Beavertown, Beavertown Historical Society, Francisco Homestead, Francisco Sawmill, Homecoming, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park History, Lincoln Park Museum, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, Old Beavertown, The Old Indian Head | 2 Comments

The Evergreen on Mabey Lane

The evergreen at the end of Mabey Lane stood proud and dignified, even when carrying the weight of a heavy snowfall. The Evergreen on Mabey Lane By Richard Mabey Jr. The Christmas of 1996 was a distinctively different Christmas for … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Amalgamated Consolidated, Be Strong!, Believe in yourself!, Christmas, Creative Writing, Cross-Talk Television Talk Show, Destiny, Divine Protection, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Grandma Mabey, Grandpa Mabey, Incline Plane Ten East, Kindness, Lincoln Park, Love of Family, Mabey History, Mabey Lane, Morris Canal, My Old New Jersey Home, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Stand Tall, The evergreen at the end of Mabey Lane, The Mourning Heart, The Unexplained, Wisdom | 1 Comment

The Haunting, Eerie Indian Head Of The Old Lincoln Park Museum

The haunting, eerie Indian head of the Old Lincoln Park Museum, was always placed on the right hand side of the old map of Morris County. The Haunting, Eerie Indian Head Of The Old Lincoln Park Museum By Richard Mabey … Continue reading

Posted in 2002, Art the artist, Beavertown, Beavertown Historical Society, Believe in yourself!, Destiny, Determination, Divine Protection, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Museum, Lincoln Park Public Library, Memory, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, New Jersey, Old Beavertown, Old Books, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, The Old Indian Head, The Unexplained, The Weekly News, Wisdom | 2 Comments

A Magical Mayberry Moment: Art Smith’s Miniature Canal Scene

It was an honor to write this article about Art Smith’s miniature canal scene, over 15 years ago. I remember how proud Art was of it. A Magical Mayberry Moment: Art Smith’s Miniature Canal Scene By Richard Mabey Jr. It … Continue reading

Posted in 2001, Art the artist, Beavertown, Beavertown Historical Society, Believe in yourself!, Dad, Encouragement, Faith, Finding Your Purpose in Life, Homecoming, Incline Plane Ten East, Independent News, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park History, Lincoln Park Museum, Lincoln Park Public Library, Memory, Morris Canal, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, Newspapers, Nostalgia, Old Beavertown, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Spiritual Lesson, Wisdom | 2 Comments

One Of The Biggest Mysteries Of Old Lincoln Park: The Mystery of Sugar Hill

One of the all-time greatest mysteries of Old Lincoln Park; the mystery of Sugar Hill. In November of 2001, I had an article published about this big mystery in The Weekly News. One Of The Biggest Mysteries Of Old Lincoln … Continue reading

Posted in 2001, Beavertown, Beavertown Historical Society, Eerie Hook Mountain, Hook Mountain, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park Museum, Memory, Mysteries of Old Lincoln Park, Old Beavertown, Old Lincoln Park, Small Town America, Small Town Weekly Newspaper, Sugar Hill, The Weekly News, Wisdom | 1 Comment