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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