Tag Archives: Atlantic City

‘Put your make up on, fix your hair up pretty, and meet me tonight in Atlantic City’

A virtual tour of America’s oldest boardwalk Continue reading

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Amusement Parks: The First, the Oldest and the Long Gone

The creation of amusement parks began in earnest in the last 19th century. Changes in society in the U.S. were creating a new customer base. Continue reading

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Mr. Boardwalk, Atlantic City

Review of Louis Greenstein’s novel, Mr. Boardwalk, a tale of Atlantic City. Continue reading

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The 1890 Travel Blogger: Atlantic City

Home of America’s first boardwalk, first ferris wheel and first salt water taffy. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: As Well As Discrimination and Bigotry

From the very beginning vacationland America was a reflection of the society of which it was a part. And for racial and religious minorities that meant discrimination and bigotry. Continue reading

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Growing Up in the 50’s: My First Concert

My first concert was at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City. The Steel Pier was an entertainment complex, with various shows, including an aquatic show of some type at the end of the pier. At one time I think that … Continue reading

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