Atlantic County ...   New Jersey

Atlantic City History

Atlantic City Historical 

Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.

History of the West Jersey & Camden Railroad

 The Press of
 Atlantic City Online

Salt Water Taffy


James Candy 
- A Taste of Seashore History

Atlantic City NJ Custom House

 Some great panoramic pictures at fred hess links. (site is missing

Copies are for sale, but you can, also, browse about.

  Visit the Boardwalk, The Piers, Miss America, Salt-Water Taffy, Before the Casinos, Casinos, but there is more to the testing city then the famous tourist industry.  African American Community, Maritime Community, Historic Buildings, ... 

One of the best known stories of Atlantic City is the story of the Miss America.
Check out the pictures and year to year history on their site. 

Miss America Organization.

PBS - The American Experience "Miss America"

Atlantic City Before the Casinos:

Atlantic City ,Steel Pier & Steeplechase Pier
  BEFORE Casinos
a Kinder , Gentler time.

Be Patient with the page load, these are great pictures and memories!

Atlantic City Skyline
picture and link below, from

Atlantic City Memory Lane

A wealth of personal reminiscing about Atlantic City 


African American History  & Historic Sites 

Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.

John Henry "Pop" Lloyd 
One of baseball's first genuine superstars. 

The Westside All Wars Memorial Building in Atlantic City was number 1 on the 10 most endangered sites in New Jersey for 2000.  Preservation NJ, Inc

Does anyone have an update on the status???

African American Sailors in the Union Navy from New Jersey

Atlantic City - Samuel Berry, age 19, Occupation: Laborer/Cook/Tobacconist, enlisted Aug. 26, 1864

Egg Harbor - Josiah Boyer, age 28, Occupation: Cook. enlisted May 20, 1864

Terrific Pictures of Atlantic City

Atlantic City Architecture - Photography/Poetry

Atlantic City Historic Buildings  --- Salute to the Old Atlantic City Municipal Bus Terminal