Remembering Ocean City icon Billy Thompson, founder of Billy’s Sub Shop
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Remembering Ocean City icon Billy Thompson, founder of Billy’s Sub Shop

William “Billy” Thompson, the founder of Billy’s Sub Shop, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 27 at his home in Florida.  The impact that Billy made on Ocean City, beginning…

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Ocean City History: Photos from the First Historic House Tour
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Ocean City History: Photos from the First Historic House Tour

Ocean City’s downtown is replete with old buildings, some of them dating back to the 19th century and still functioning as they were originally intended to today. On…

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Ocean City History: Photos of the Plimhimmon Hotel Over the Centuries
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Ocean City History: Photos of the Plimhimmon Hotel Over the Centuries

Origins of the Plimhimmon, one of Ocean City’s original hotels The Plimhimmon Hotel was built in 1894 and owned by Rosalie Tilghman Shreve. It was one of the…

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‘Archives and Artifacts’ Exhibit Features Advertising Hand Fans
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‘Archives and Artifacts’ Exhibit Features Advertising Hand Fans

For the month of December the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum will be exhibiting The Fire of 1925 in our changing exhibit entitled “Archives and Artifacts.” This new…

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Ocean City’s Whispering Giant: About the Inlet totem pole
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Ocean City’s Whispering Giant: About the Inlet totem pole

For decades, a 20 ft. wood-carved sculpture of a Native American has called the Ocean City Inlet, right on the boards overlooking the Atlantic ocean, his home. He…

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Exploring Trimper’s Haunted House
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Exploring Trimper’s Haunted House

Happy Halloween! Earlier this week, I wrote a story on dark ride enthusiast Brandon Seidl, who knows pretty much everything about Trimper’s Haunted House. Seidl also has a…

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A Brief History of Ocean City, Maryland
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A Brief History of Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City has a wonderful and storied past. An Englishman named Thomas Fenwick,the namesake of the Delaware resort that borders Ocean City to the north, once owned the…

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Memorial Day memories
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Memorial Day memories

Memorial Day started after the civil war to recognize men and women who have died serving our country, though it did not become an official federal holiday until…

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Throwback: Summer Fun Throughout the Years (15 photos)
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Throwback: Summer Fun Throughout the Years (15 photos)

We asked for photos and you all really came through. We’ve gotten tons of great submissions of this year’s celebration. Some of our favorites, even, have come from…

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MSFA’s annual convention and conference, June 20-26
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MSFA’s annual convention and conference, June 20-26

(June 19, 2015) Everyone is invited to join the thousands of firefighters for demonstrations, exhibits, a parade and events during the 123rd annual Convention and Conference of the…

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