Stanley "Tip" Seaman County Park (22 acres)
120 Lakeside Drive (Rt. 9), Tuckerton, NJ
Garden State Parkway Exit 58; East on Route 539 (Green Street) about 5 miles; right on Route 9S, park entrance is about 1/4 mile on right, after Lake Pohatcong.
Stanley "Tip" Seaman was business partners with his uncle Homer Marshall of Marshall's Hardware on South Green Street in Tuckerton. Tip purchased the firehouse of the Eagleswood Fire Company in 1953 , renovated it, and founded Tip's Hardware in 1954.
Tip's only son, Stanley "Bud" Seaman, worked with his father and took over the day to day operations of the store in the late 1970's when Tip was elected to the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders. He served from 1970 to 1976.
The park on Lake Pohatcong in Tuckerton was expanded and redesigned to become the Stanley "Tip" Seaman County Park.
Basketball, bike trail, fishing, fitness trail, handicap accessible, horseshoes, open play area, picnic area, playground, restrooms, shuffleboard, small boat launch, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball.
"Tip" Seaman County Park, located on the shores of Lake Pohatcong, is probably best-known as the site of the Ocean County Decoy and Gunning Show, now in its 15th year and just across Route 9 from the construction site of the Tuckerton Seaport.. This two-day event draws exhibitors and visitors from the entire eastern seaboard and beyond and has been named as one of the top 100 events in North America.