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Museum program July 11 celebrates 100 years of jitneys in A.C.

Museum exteriorThe Atlantic City Historical Museum — presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library — will continue its Second Saturday Speaker Series this summer. The museum is located at South New Jersey Avenue and Boardwalk at Garden Pier.
•    Jitneys: On the Move for 100 Years at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11 - This program will take a look at the history of jitneys, which originated in Atlantic City in 1915.
The Atlantic City Historical Museum, operated by the Atlantic City Free Public Library since August 2012, showcases the culturally diverse and exciting history of Atlantic City in a nostalgic timeline. Visitors can enjoy exhibits of Garden Pier, Miss America, Mr. Peanut, “Boardwalk Empire” props, sand sculptures and casinos – along with vintage photographs and local artifacts.
The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Wednesday. Admission to the museum is free. Please call (609) 347-5839 for more information.