Monday, June 13, 2016

Vintage Delmarva | Postcards of Fenwick Island, Delaware (Part 1)

Postcards, matchbooks and advertising featuring attractions of Fenwick Island, Delaware. Located at the southern tip of the First State and bordering on Maryland's popular beach town of Ocean City, MD, Fenwick is a refreshing destination for summer vacations. Many folks enjoy the small town feel and less crowded pace found along the Atlantic Ocean in the First State.
I'm not sure where this view would have been....?
Fenwick Motel
Reserve of above
A look way back at cottages and beach.....
the Sands Motel and Apartments
Treasure Beach campground on Route 54
Boats at Treasure Beach....1970's perhaps?
Greetings
Shore-Lea Real Estate - on the corner
where the Fenwick Bike Shop is now
Arial view showing so few buildings....!!
Greetings and vintage cars
the beach with visitors and a flag
the Seaside Motel, 1956
Reverse of above
Ashtray from the Seaside Motel
Matchbook for the Seaside Motel
the Ric-Mar Motel and Apartments
Matchbook from the Ric-Mar
Lifeguards in the newspaper (wish I knew the year)
Greetings from Fenwick Island
Reverse of above
A Cat's Meow piece of the FI sign (remember them??)
I have found these two pieces fascinating.....
WWII era
Tingle's Motel double-view postcard
Better view of the Tingles Motel
The Lighthouse Diner
Another aerial view
Reverse of above
"Fenwick Island and Ocean City, MD"
Ocean waves....
"Welcome to Fenwick Island, Delaware ~ Founded 1677"
Sea Shell City, formerly Ruth's Shell Shop
Postcard of the lighthouse
Reverse
Lighthouse Prayer



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