Tag Archives: Lucy the Elephant

The Moving Story of Lucy the Elephant

The New Jersey Shore has always had its fair share of spectacular eye-popping sights to see. Historically there have been the hulking shipwrecks of the Sindia in Ocean City, the Morro Castle in Asbury Park, and the concrete ship SS … Continue reading

Lord Whimsy: Weirdo Advocate

Fill a garden with carnivorous plants and you’re likely to raise Weird interest, though there usually has to be more to keep our attention. In the case of Lord Whimsy—long-time South Jerseyan; rider of highwheel bikes; raiser of moths and … Continue reading

Lucy The Elephant, Margate

Real Estate speculator James V. Lafferty began building Lucy the Elephant in 1881, in an effort to lure the potential property buyers to Margate, a tiny shore town just south of Atlantic City. Lucy was truly a magnificent creature, what … Continue reading