But the village’s residents—and particularly its business owners—had bigger dreams for their small community.
In the following years, the village not only grew, it thrived. It became the place of festivals, the home of tiny pocket parks with magnificent views of the water, the place where visitors could shop, bike, hike, dine and vacation. And as the town blossomed, so did its businesses and its businesswomen.
Here are just a few stories from Egg Harbor’s entrepreneurs.