Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Vintage Delmarva: Memories of Ocean City, Maryland (part 1)

"Memories of Ocean City, Maryland" ~ Postcards, memorabilia and advertising featuring local landmarks from Maryland's favorite beach towns. These images which feature travel brochures, motel advertisements and depictions of the famous boardwalk, offer a fascinating glimpse into life in our towns from years ago.

64th street Shopping Center
Surfside Motel on 8th Street
Reverse of above
Aerial view of the boardwalk and downtown area
Reverse of above
Vintage Maryland Motel & Cottages
"New Amusements and Board Walk, Ocean City, MD"
Coast Guard station (1960's)
Coast Guard Lookout Tower

Reverse of above
English's Diner and Restaurant - it says
21st street but the only downtown location
I've seen is the 15th street one
Reverse of above
Ocean City Quality Inn on the Boardwalk
The Lagoon Restaurant
The "Miami Court", noted as the largest motel in Ocean City
Another image of the Miami Courts, year unknown
The inlet parking lot (back when we parked diagonally!)
Atlantic Wharf, Sinapuxent Bay Ocean City
Vintage bathers in the surf

Hotel Atlantic, Ocean City, Md
Early image of the Atlantic and Seaside Hotels
Reverse of above
"The Railroad Entrance to Ocean City, Md" via Flickr
Pricing for the Majestic Hotel at 7th Street
Ocean City inlet in 1965, courtesy Trimper's Amusements
Black & white photo of houses on the boardwalk

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