Atlantic city beach. 6/12

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  1. Atlantic City Boardwalk Costing five thousand dollars and built 10 feet wide in sections of 12 feet, the first boardwalk was dedicated on June 16, 1870. The Boardwalk was actually taken apart and stored for the winter months.The boardwalk has been replaced a number of times, in 1884, 1889 and 1944 due to hurricane damage. A storm in 1884 was the cause for a third boardwalk to be built, twenty-feet wide, two miles long, and this time with pilings five feet above the beach so the tides could wash safely underneath.The length of the boardwalk was originally 1 mile long, and now extends from Gardner’s Basin to Ventnor City. It is presently 60 feet wide and just over six miles long, currently the world’s longest wooden structure walkway.

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