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July 5, 2012 - 7:00pm
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"Civil War Battlefied Surgery..."

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The Ocean City Boardwalk

Boardwalk Timeline

1883

Boardwalk constructed on the sand 4th Street to 7th Street

1887

Boardwalk extended to 11th Street

1888

Boardwalk destroyed by a typical Nor’easter

1889

Boardwalk rebuilt with cement pilings 7th to 13th Streets

1898

Newspaper account tells of a “new and better boardwalk.”
(It is possible that this was a rebuild in some areas)

1915

Boardwalk completed 2nd to 13th Street

1928 to 1929

Boardwalk extensively rebuilt after a serious fire in the center of the city.

1980

Last Major change to Boardwalk, Park Place to 5th Street moved inland from the Ocean.

The Boardwalk today is 2.5 miles long. Areas have been rebuilt due to storm damage and normal wear. In 2000, two areas were re-decked.