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Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, in an effort to sell real estate and attract tourism.

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Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped architectural (building) constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1882 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, two miles south of Atlantic City, in an effort to sell real estate and attract tourism.

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Famous Lucy the Elephant In Margate, NJ, near Atlantic City.

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Lucy the Elephant, an architectural folly in Margate City, New Jersey

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Lucy the Elephant in Margate, NJ is 65 feet tall and since 1882 has housed a bar, office, and summer home

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Lucy the Elephant, Margate, NJ

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