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Artistically Decorated Utility BoxesMonarch Butterfly - Ocean City, NJ

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A monarch butterfly decorated a utility box on the corner of 34th Street and Central Avenue in Ocean City, NJ.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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Peanuts CharactersSnoopy at the Beach - Ocean City, NJ

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Wooden cutouts of Snoopy help draw attention to Beachside Rentals at Beach 34 in Atlantic City, NJ.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsJeremiah Leeds Grave & Cemetery - Northfield, NJ

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Whoa! Talk about strange. Wake up in the morning in your suburban home, go out front to the car, back up and be careful to not run into the cemetery in the middle of the cul-de-sac!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/5/2010

last visited: 8/2/2012

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Out of Place GravesJeremiah Leeds Grave & Cemetery - Northfield, NJ

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Whoa! Talk about strange. Wake up in the morning in your suburban home, go out front to the car, back up and be careful to not run into the cemetery in the middle of the cul-de-sac!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/5/2010

last visited: never

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Worldwide CemeteriesJeremiah Leeds Grave & Cemetery - Northfield, NJ

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Whoa! Talk about strange. Wake up in the morning in your suburban home, go out front to the car, back up and be careful to not run into the cemetery in the middle of the cul-de-sac!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/5/2010

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent Settler of Atlantic City - Northfield, NJ

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Jeremiah Leeds is famous for being the first non-Indian to permanent settler of Atlantic City, NJ. An historic marker at this very unusual roadside grave attraction tells the tale of this historic first.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/4/2010

last visited: never

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New Jersey Historical MarkersJeremiah Leeds Grave - Northfield, NJ

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Whoa! Talk about strange. Wake up in the morning in your suburban home, go out front to the car, back up & be careful to not run into the cemetery in the middle of the cul-de-sac! The historic marker @ the foot of the mound tells part of the story.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/5/2010

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJeremiah Leeds - Northfield, NJ

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Jeremiah Leeds is famous for being the first non-Indian to permanent settler of Atlantic City, NJ. An historic marker at this very unusual roadside grave attraction tells the tale of this historic first.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/6/2010

last visited: never

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Water TowersAtlantic City NJ - Lucy water tower

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Located between No. Benson and No. Harding in Atlantic City NJ

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/26/2005

last visited: 2/16/2019

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City and Town HallsMargate City, NJ

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Margate City Hall is located at the southeast corner of Ventnor and South Washington Avenues. The brick building was constructed in 1903, according to the dated keystone. This beautiful building shares space with the local Fire Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/7/2008

last visited: 12/2/2013

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Dated Buildings and Cornerstones1903 - Margate City Hall - Margate, NJ

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Margate City Hall is located at the southeast corner of Ventnor and South Washington Avenues. The brick building was constructed in 1903, according to the dated keystone. This beautiful building shares space with the local Fire Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/2/2009

last visited: never

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FirehousesMargate City Fire Station

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This fire station is located on South Washington Avenue just off the main drag, Ventnor Avenue. It is located on the Ventnor side of the City Hall building which occupies the Washington Street side. Built in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/6/2008

last visited: 12/1/2013

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Wikipedia EntriesMargate City, New Jersey

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Margate City is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey. There are fantastic beaches and shops and all sorts of historical areas. The town is best known for it National Historic Landmark, Lucy the Elephant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/2/2009

last visited: 2/16/2019

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesLucy the Elephant Water Tower - Margate, NJ

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What better way to advertise your town's best tourist attraction than to plaster a picture of it on a giant water tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 2/16/2019

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Zippy the Pinhead LocationsLucy The Elephant - Elephantitis - Margate City, NJ, USA

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Lucy The Elephant has been a feature of Margate, NJ since 1882. The structure is located at 9200 Atlantic Avenue, Margate City, NJ. The third panel of the Zippy comic strip dated June 30, 2017 is a close match to the default photo.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/15/2017

last visited: 3/29/2019

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Odd-Shaped BuildingsWII-16 Lucy the Margate Elephant

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No legend of the South Jersey seashore history matches the sight of a 65-foot high wooden elephant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wayfarer II

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/18/2005

last visited: 2/16/2019

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsLucy the Elephant

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Lucy the Elephant in Margate City, New Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeocacherNY

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/21/2005

last visited: 2/16/2019

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New Jersey Historical MarkersCamden - Atlantic RR Depot

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A Depot for tourist coming to Atlantic City, now it is next to Lucy the Margate Elephant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/1/2006

last visited: 9/30/2013

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Roadside AttractionsLucy the Elephant - Margate City, NJ

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Lucy is the world's largest elephant, and the only one in America designated as a National Historic Landmark. She was built in 1881 by James V. Lafferty, a real estate developer with a knack for promotion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

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Wikipedia EntriesLucy the Elephant - Margate City, NJ

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Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped architectural folly constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1882 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, N.J., two miles south of Atlantic City, in an effort to sell real estate and attract tourism.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

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Relocated StructuresPack Your Trunk, Lucy is Moving - Margate City, NJ

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This National Historic Landmark, official tourist attraction and architectural marvel has not always stood in Josephine L. Harron L. Harron Park. It took the actions of concerned citizens to not only repair and restore her, but to move her as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/8/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

Image for Lucy, the Margate Elephant - Margate City, NJview gallery

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLucy, the Margate Elephant - Margate City, NJ

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This 65-foot elephant gazing thirstily is a HUGE tourist attraction for Margate City. James V. Lafferty, Jr., was responsible for the designing and building of the wooden mega-pachyderm. The Elephant was constructed in 1881 by a Phila. contractor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/6/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

Image for Lucy the Elephant and Gift Shop - Margate City, NJview gallery

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsLucy the Elephant and Gift Shop - Margate City, NJ

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Not every town can boast a resident 65-foot wooden elephant. Lucy the Margate Elephant is the “largest elephant in the world” and is also the oldest remaining example of zoomorphic architecture left in the USA.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/6/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Elephant in the World

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Lucy was designed by William Free of Phila. and was constructed in 1881 by J. Mason Kirby, at a cost of $38,000. She is 65 feet tall, with legs 20 feet high and 10 feet in diameter. Her body has a circumference of 80 feet; her head is 58 feet around.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/8/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Example of Zoomorphic Architecture in the United States

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Lucy, a 65 foot tall wood and metal elephant is the oldest remaining example of zoomorphic architecture left in the United States. Over 126 years old, she has been restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/11/2008

last visited: 2/16/2019

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