Ocean City Baby Parade, New Jersey (Images of America Series)

Ocean City Baby Parade, New Jersey (Images of America Series)

by Susan Miller
     
 

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The Ocean City Baby Parade is the longest continuously held baby parade in the nation, tracing back to August 10, 1901, when the city's first baby show was held. From its beginning with 46 babies in the prettiest, cutest, and fattest baby categories, it has grown into a boardwalk extravaganza with 300 entrants, bands and bugle corps, professionally decorated…  See more details below

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The Ocean City Baby Parade is the longest continuously held baby parade in the nation, tracing back to August 10, 1901, when the city's first baby show was held. From its beginning with 46 babies in the prettiest, cutest, and fattest baby categories, it has grown into a boardwalk extravaganza with 300 entrants, bands and bugle corps, professionally decorated commercial floats, homemade baby floats, grand marshals, and cartoon characters. Many families plan their vacations around this well-known event, and they are among the thousands of spectators lining the boardwalk each year.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738565033
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
07/20/2009
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Fred and Susan Miller have written five books on the history of Ocean City. Fred is past president of the Ocean City Historical Museum, which has graciously loaned pictures from its collection for use in Ocean City Baby Parade. Other pictures have come from Mark Soifer, Ocean City's public relations director; Don Kravitz, Ocean City's professional photographer; Dave Nahan, editor of the Ocean City Sentinel; and other local residents.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.S. in Business, New York University
Website:
http://astrologyzone.com

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