By Andrew J. Anderson: Seaside Park, located on the Barnegat Barrier Island in Ocean County, New Jersey, was incorporated in 1898. Experience the rich history of Seaside Park through the enchanting images within this pictorial history to take you back in time to the Seaside Park of long ago. Many of Seaside Park’s over 200 images have never before been seen by the public. Stroll by the grand hotels representative of the late gilded age, once the main attraction for vacationers from Philadelphia and New York. Ride the long-forgotten Pennsylvania Railroad, which carried passengers and freight into Seaside Park from 1881 until the end of World War II.