Ocean City: America's Greatest Family Resort

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Overview
Nestled along the New Jersey coastline and built to be one of the original seaside tourist destinations, Ocean City still sets the standard for resort living along the mid-Atlantic. What was once a whale-processing center in the 1700s emerged as a destination for sun and fun by drawing the biggest names and the classic American families of the early twentieth century. As our country's search for the ideal vacation grew, this 7-mile stretch of beach cultivated a rich history and a reputation as one of the most alluring communities on the East Coast.
Details
ISBN: 9780738524474
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: New Jersey
Series: Making of America
Images: 200
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Author
Author and town historian Fred Miller is a trustee of the Ocean City Historical Museum and the Lifesaving Museum, a member of the Ocean City Historic Preservation Commission and the Cape May County Culture and Heritage Commission, as well as a retired history teacher and surf lifeguard. His engaging and entertaining work, highlighted by classic beach scenes from decades past, sheds light on this community's story as it celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2004.