March 30, 2023

Lengthy Branch – Developing up in Oceanport with a father in the antique furnishings enterprise, Joe Gormley designed a appreciate for and appreciation of antiques early on.

And right now, as the second-technology proprietor of 50-calendar year-previous Mill Home Antiques in Very long Branch, Gormley relishes the hunt for classic treasures as effectively as the option to support house owners incorporate exceptional, large-high-quality parts of antique furniture — and a bit of heritage — into their décor.

“My father John commenced John Gormley Antiques in 1973, carrying out antique buying and selling out of his property in Middletown,” claimed Gormley, 33, a West Prolonged Branch resident, of the shop’s genesis. “He moved the business enterprise to an previous bowling alley on Broadway close to 1980, bought a different modest area in Little Silver all over 1990 that he identified as Mill Property Antiques, and then merged the two places into our present making in 2008 underneath the identify Mill Property Antiques.”