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Book Review: Atlantic City 1854-1954: An Illustrated History

Of all the books I have reviewed thus far on my blog, this book might be in last place. I purchased¬†Atlantic City 1854-1954: An Illustrated History¬†by Fred and Susan Miller down the shore last summer since I like some Atlantic … Continue reading

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Traymore Hotel

The Traymore Hotel once stood in Atlantic City at Illinois Avenue. It was designed by architects Price & McLanahan of Philadelphia, who also designed the Marlborough-Blenheim in later years. Just like the other hotels that once glorified Atlantic City, the … Continue reading

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Hotel Biscayne

This Hotel Biscayne in Ocean City postcard was one of Amelia’s. It was sent to her in November 1911, one month after Woodrow Wilson stayed here. In a 1905 newsletter, the Westminster, it advertises the hotel as facing the ocean, … Continue reading

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St. Charles Hotel

St. Charles Hotel in Atlantic City was located on an entire block on the Boardwalk at New Jersey Avenue. From an old St. Charles booklet: “The St. Charles is one of the newest and finest hotels in Atlantic City. It … Continue reading

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Atlantic City by Moonlight

This is a comic card of drunk people on the Atlantic City boardwalk. The poem reads: “We’re lost, but we are on the way, The Boardwalk’s surely gone astray, What fearsome things this night befell, If we get home we’ll … Continue reading

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Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel

My favorite of all the old Atlantic City hotels is the Marlborough Blenheim. From Monopoly City: “The Marlborough Hotel built in 1902, and the Blenheim built in 1906, were located at Park Place and the Boardwalk. The Blenheim was the … Continue reading

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Rolling Chairs

Rolling chairs and Atlantic City go hand in hand with each other. It was a way for people to travel the boardwalk without having to do too much walking. It cost money and someone would push you down the boardwalk … Continue reading

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