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Lakes-to-Sea Highway
Pennsylvania Route 5, New Jersey Route 3
Existed: 1924 – 1936
West end: Erie, Pennsylvania
East end: Atlantic City, New Jersey
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The Lakes-to-Sea Highway, also know as the "Ship-to-Shore" highway, was an auto trail in the Northeast U.S., running from Erie, Pennsylvania (on Lake Erie) southeast via Harrisburg and Philadelphia to Atlantic City, New Jersey (on the Atlantic Ocean - the "sea"). It was originally designated Pennsylvania Route 5 in 1924[1] and Route 3 in New Jersey in 1916.

The highway roughly followed the following present routes:

It ran along the William Penn Highway between Water Street and Hershey.[2][3]

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