The Atlantic City Experience
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The Atlantic City Experience encompasses the best historical and cultural resources of Atlantic City. From diving horses to dancing girls, from the Boardwalk to the Northside, from casinos to churches, from Prohibition to the present, Atlantic City, New Jersey is a unique American city with a rich history.

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Atlantic City Historical Museum Reopens June 19! PDF Print E-mail

Mr. Peanut The Atlantic City Historical Museum will reopen on Thursday, June 19, 2014, with a ceremony at 11:00AM. Following that, the museum will be open daily from 10:00AM to 5:00PM. Please visit the musuem on the Garden Pier, at New Jersey and the Boardwalk.

 
Guide to Atlantic City Historical Markers available online PDF Print E-mail

The City of Atlantic City and Atlantic City Free Public Library are pleased to announce the availability of a new digital historical resource featuring the commemorative markers located throughout Atlantic City. These markers share the history of Atlantic City and the stories of many Atlantic City residents. Click here to view this great resource on the Library' website.

 
Atlantic City Experience: 100 Years on the Garden Pier PDF Print E-mail

H049.624.158Gar014 crop The Garden Pier is celebrating its 100th Year!

Garden Pier stood apart from the other piers in Atlantic City. First opening on July 19, 1913, its "uptown" location placed it away from the frenzied activity of the bustling downtown. The red-tiled roofs and Ionic architecture style of the buildings and the beautifully landscaped gardens gave the pier a formal appearance which attracted an upscale crowd.

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The Atlantic City Experience was produced and is managed by The Atlantic City Free Public Library, a service of the City of Atlantic City.

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