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Ocean City New Jersey

Ocean City, which calls itself "America's Greatest Family Resort," is today best known for its wide, clean beaches and a yearly bayfront celebration called the "Night in Venice." Founded in 1879 as a Christian seaside resort, the island community still maintains some of its early traditions including prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages--while striving to continue its long-standing reputation as a family-oriented resort. This remarkable new photographic history features such historic sites as the home of the town's first
resident and famous old-time restaurants like Chris', Hogate's, and Watson's. Several rare pictures of the shipwrecked Sindia and its cargo are also included, as well as photographs of Ocean City's most well-known citizens, Princess Grace Kelly and author Gay Talese.

ISBN: 9781531622589

ISBN-10: 9781531622589

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

Publication Date: 11/01/1996 - 12:00am

On Sale: 11/01/1996 - 12:00am

Pages: 130

Language: English

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General