Chicken Bone Beach


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Chicken Bone Beach. e1savage (Atlas Obscura User)
Chicken Bone Beach. e1savage (Atlas Obscura User)

People flock to the Atlantic City’s Jersey Shore to enjoy the sun, sand, and other splendors the city has to offer. But forgotten by many is Chicken Bone Beach, which opened in 1900 and was a segregated beach set aside for African Americans.

The sluice leading to the mill wheel leaks profusely, creating an ice cave underneath the scaffolding from around December to February. (Joel Simpson/Atlas Obscura)
Chester Township, New Jersey

In the mid 20th century, there was a…

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