WILDWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC
- Arts & Culture
- Board Development
Location3907 PACIFIC AVEWILDWOOD, NJ 08260 United States
The Wildwood Historical Society’s mission is to educate the public about the history and culture of The Wildwoods. This is accomplished by operating the George F. Boyer Historical Museum, archiving, preserving and exhibiting documents, heirlooms and other objects of importance, and engaging with the community via events. The organization serves a broad constituency. Year-round residents of the Wildwoods, second homeowners, regular vacations and visitors to the island. With its web presence, the Wildwood Historical Society also serves those in the general public regardless of location who have an interest in the history of the island and the surrounding county.
The Wildwood Historical Society has a diversified base of revenue, comprised primarily of memberships, on-site donations, on-site gift shop sales, online sales, eBay auctions and rental revenue. The primary expenses the organization is responsible for are payroll, merchandise costs (wholesale and consignment), and physical plant upkeep costs. The organization’s most significant asset is of one of Cape May County’s largest collections of historic artifacts.