You might be surprised to learn that some of the things that you drive past every day here in South Jersey are decades or even over a century old and you probably don't even realize it.

I started this time-traveling experiment the other day when I drove past the old Acme store on the White Horse Pike in Egg Harbor City. Now, that store and that giant sign have been there forever, but I did some digging and found out exactly when it first opened (the answer is below).

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And from there, my interest in finding other really old things in our area grew and grew. Surprisingly, it's pretty easy to find things that are well over a century old right in our backyards.

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