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8/30/2013 - Wildwood works hard to stay tacky (Newsworks)

8/19/2013 - Wildwood's doo-wop architecture: When motels went wild (

7/27/2013 - Back to the days of Frankie and Annette and the Astronaut Motel (Deseret News)

5/1/2013 - Become a DWPL Member for the 2013 Season!

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Mission Statement

The Doo Wop Preservation League is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1997 whose educational mission is to foster awareness and appreciation of the popular culture and imagery of the 1950s and 1960s, and to promote the preservation of the largest collection of mid-20th century resort architecture (known as "Doo Wop" architecture) found in America today - right here in the Wildwoods, NJ!


DWPL Spring 2013 Newsletter

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Tours & Events

Doo Wop "Back to the '50s" Tour

Hop on the Doo Wop bus to experience the Wildwoods of the 1950s when pastel colors, bright neon lights, and rock n' roll were all the rage...

2014 Schedule:

Tuesdays & Thursdays
, 8:00 PM
June 17th - September 4th

Tickets: $12 adults, $6 children

See all Doo Wop Tours & Events
in The Wildwoods, NJ

About DWPL

About the Doo Wop Preservation League

The Doo Wop Motel District

The Neo-Doo Wop Movement

Doo Wop Heroes


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Things to Do and See

Doo Wop "Back to the 50s" Bus Tour

Doo Wop Walking Tours

Doo Wop Experience Museum


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Our Friends in The Wildwoods Local News Other Resources

Greater Wildwood Hotel/Motel Association

Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce

Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority


The Wildwood Leader (weekly local)

The Sun by the Sea (seasonal local)

The Wildwoods Reporter (online)

Wildwood 365 Blog

WIBG, WIBBAGE FM 94.3 (local radio)

The Boardwalk Blog


Preservation New Jersey

National Trust for Historic Preservation

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