Today in History: Atlantic City
Today in History–June 26–the Library of Congress features Atlantic City, New Jersey. On this day in 1879, the first stretch of the Atlantic City boardwalk opened, paving the way for this shoreline spot to become a premier resort destination. Learn more about the boardwalk by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more primary sources related to this city on the sea.
The Atlantic City boardwalk from America’s Library
Atlantic City boardwalk historical newspaper coverage
Featured Image: Atlantic city two step march
Films and oral histories related to Atlantic City
Legislation related to Atlantic City