Lucy the Elephant - Margate City, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 19.247 W 074° 30.694
18S E 542102 N 4352488
Quick Description: One of the most iconic places in all of New Jersey.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2020 3:03:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM126YT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
Taken from Wikipedia, "Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, approximately five miles (8 km) south of Atlantic City. Originally named Elephant Bazaar, Lucy was built to promote real estate sales and attract tourists. Today, Lucy is the oldest surviving roadside tourist attraction in America".
Americana: Statue

Significant Interest: Roadside Art

Milestone / Marker: Other

Web Address: Not listed

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