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Matawan, New Jersey: Matawan Creek Shark Mural

Open-mouthed shark painted around a culvert in Matawan Creek, which a shark swam up in 1916 and killed two people.

Aberdeen Rd, Matawan, NJ
North edge of town. From Main St. turn north at the stoplight onto High St. Drive a quarter-mile to the little bridge. Look to the right.
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Shark attack of 1916 mural.

Matawan Shark Mural

It goes along with the other two items you have posted about the shark attacks.

[Traci Rowlett, 03/30/2023]

Painted by someone named Tattoo Bob in July 2020. A shark swam up this creek in 1916 and killed two people, supposedly inspiring the novel "Jaws."

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