Ocean City's Historic Hotels

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Ocean City, New Jersey, was founded as a "Christian seaside resort" in 1879. Soon thereafter, it became a vibrant year-round community and a highly desirable summer retreat. Hotels were integral to the city's success. The most famous of these was the Flanders Hotel, which opened to much fanfare in 1923. It was built in the Spanish Mission Revival style and named after Belgium's Flanders Field; today, it is in the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to other stately hotels, such as the Brighton, the Biscayne, and the Bellevue, many smaller hotels and guesthouses, like Jernee Manor, the Castle Inn, Locksley Hall, and the Scarborough Inn, were also established. Ocean City's Historic Hotels features the rich architectural and recreational history of this New Jersey coastal town and its many hotels.
ISBN: 9781467121965
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 202
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Fred and Susan Miller have written five Arcadia books on Ocean City. Fred has been writing about and collecting images of Ocean City since he came here as a summer lifeguard 50 years ago. While most of the images in this book are from the Millers' collection, some have been loaned by friends as well as the Ocean City Historical Museum, where Fred is a past president.
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