Atlantic City Heritage Sites
Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation
This organization promotes Black heritage and family values through the celebration of African-American history at Chicken Bone Beach; Mon-Fri by appt; check with foundation president, Henrietta Shelton to get the scoop on historic and present day Atlantic City; weekly jazz concerts reflecting entertainment of the Kentucky Avenue/Chicken Bone Beach era. ADDRESS: Kennedy Plaza stage between Mississippi and Georgia Avenue at the Boardwalk
DAYS & HOURS: during July & August, Thu 7p-10p
Civil Rights Garden
One of the best Civil Rights memorials in the nation, these gardens bring great honor to Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.; looks great in a hurry, but the subtle details are best enjoyed with a relaxing sit down to ponder the many heroes who made this possible.
ADDRESS: Pacific Ave at Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd behind the Carnegie Building
Club Harlem Site Marker
A stop on the Chitlin’ Circuit and a favorite of black entertainers, it became an institution on North Kentucky Ave; Ray Charles, Sammy Davis, Jr., Pearl Bailey and James Brown are a handful of the many electrifying acts to appear on the Club Harlem stage; All That Atlantic City Jazz Play.
ADDRESS: Kentucky Ave between Arctic and Atlantic Avenues
Historically Black district where nightclubs, restaurants shops, barbershops beauty shop owners created a Board of Trade in 1906 for Black Businesses which brought conventions into the city.
ADDRESS: extending to present day Route 30
Pop Lloyd Stadium
Negro Leagues Baseball star, Pop Lloyd, played at this stadium every year a festival in his honor.
ADDRESS: Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd at US Route 30
Club Harlem Mural
A mural of the performing artists at Club Harlem; on the side of Renaissance Center at Kentucky & Arctic Avenue.
Negro Leagues Baseball Mural
The mural of a bygone sports era.
ADDRESS: Sand Castle Stadium at Albany Avenue near Bader Field Airport, Atlantic City