website! Glad to see someone is keeping the memory undead!
At the moment, you have the only photo of me on the entire
internet. I think I have a couple more - I have one fuzzy
Portrait shot, anyway..
pleasure it was to find out about this web site. my family went to
brigantine every year from the early 70's thru the mid 80's. also
anywhere from 50-70 other people from my home town (the amount
varied from year to year) went during the same week and stayed at
the same hotel (the golden dolphin). i was 15 when the castle
opened but i remember the pier before that. my closest friends and
i would go to the castle and wait at the entrance for a group of
girls to go in and then we would follow. needless to say when it
became too scary for them they hid behind us. it was a lot of fun
to make new friends this way. i can't even begin to fathom how
many times a week we went thru the castle. it was very sad when
the castle closed. unfortunately with the influx of the casino's
in A.C. everything went from brigantine..the trampolines, the
miniature golf, everything. i've gone back thru brigantine several
times over the last 10 years and get depressed knowing what it was
like to walk the streets without any fears and being able to do
just about anything you could want to do on that little island and
now seeing it gone. the only thing left that i can really remember
is the brigantine hotel. can't wait to share this site with
the others who frequented that little slice of heaven. i will also
be going through my photo album as well as asking around for any
photo's that may enhance this web site. thanks again for bringing
back a great childhood memory
was born in 1962 and grew up in Cherry Hill.
All through my early years I used to see the commercials
for the castle every summer and swore I would go.
But I never made it.
I moved out of the area in late 1978 but every once in
awhile I would think of “the castle”.
am planning a trip to AC in October so I thought I would finally
get a chance to check it out.
I looked it up on web and now I find out that, not only is
it closed, it burnt down nearly 15 years ago!!!
the Brigantine Castle, took my friends kids there, and have
great memories of being chased around by ghouls
shouting"enema!! enema!!" and carrying an enema
bag. HOW SCARY! But what a great place. Wish
they would rebuild this fine establishment!
Thanks for a wonderful site.
wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your Brigantine
Castle website. I was six years old when the castle first
opened, and every year until its closing it was the highlight of
my summer vacation. It still breaks my heart to visit
Brigantine every year and see where the castle used to be.
Thanks so much for bringing back some great memories! It's
nice to know that other people remember it as fondly as I do.
Keep up the good work!
site. i worked at the castle when i was 12-14. with
forged working papers. :) best time of my life....
loved your site. brought back memories...