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    Convention Hall

    Atlantic City’s Convention Hall is famous for being the site of the Miss America beauty pageant for most of the years since the building’s completion in 1929, when it was the world’s largest auditorium.

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    Estell Manor Mansion

    Rebecca Estell Bourgeois Winston was the first female mayor in New Jersey. Winston’s grandfather, Daniel Estell, was a prosperous entrepreneur who built this mansion in 1832 in what was then called Stephen’s Creek, where he owned a glass factory.

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    Hotel Brigantine

    Local African American business entrepreneur Sara Spencer Washington, known as “Madame Washington”, owned the Hotel Brigantine during the 1940s.