Atlantic City Pier
Built 1886
39.357164, -74.419695
Photograph courtesy of the Atlantic Heritage Center in Somer’s Point, NJ
The railroads brought summer visitors and the community grew as a result. This Phoenix Column pier, once located at Massachusetts Avenue, later became Heinz Pier. The ketchup and food product company offered free gifts and exhibits to the public until 1944 when it was destroyed in a hurricane.
New Jersey