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.Put Lucy the Elephant at the forefront of your travel plans using our Margate City online travel planner.
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Our guide was passionate about Lucy and presented her history in an animated and delightful fashion! Enjoyed the short film too! Can’t wait to return when construction is complete! Highly recommend!!
Our guide was passionate about Lucy and presented her history in an animated and delightful fashion! Enjoyed the short film too! Can’t wait to return when construction is complete! Highly recommend!! more »
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