Historic House Tour: Benefits Local Graduates
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Historic House Tour: Benefits Local Graduates

9 Places To Stroll Through and Admire Lovers of architecture and history are excited for the second Annual Historic House Tour. The tour will commence on October 12th…

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This Week in OC: Endless Summer Cruisin’ is Packed FULL!
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This Week in OC: Endless Summer Cruisin’ is Packed FULL!

Endless Summer Cruisin’ Many waited for this special week in Ocean City since last year, & we can see why! Endless Summer Cruisin’ PACKS the the town with…

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Old Ocean City Beauty Captured in Communication
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Old Ocean City Beauty Captured in Communication

Catch All Box Sparks Passion Nick and Janet Carter, of Snow Hill, Maryland were married in 1991, and by 1993  were procuring a collection of local postcards that…

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Earl Shores’ “Playland” paints a vivid portrait of Ocean City in the 20th century
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Earl Shores’ “Playland” paints a vivid portrait of Ocean City in the 20th century

“When I saw the empty lot, I knew I had to write the book.” Author Earl Shores recalled a moment in 2014 when he was driving down Dorchester…

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Ocean City History: Harrison Hall, a 20th Century Hotel on a 21st Century Boardwalk
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Ocean City History: Harrison Hall, a 20th Century Hotel on a 21st Century Boardwalk

In the early 1950s, the Harrison Hall Hotel on 14th Street would become the northernmost hotel on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Motel Row, between 15th Street and 33rd,…

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Ocean City History: The 94-year-old Lankford Hotel is for sale
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Ocean City History: The 94-year-old Lankford Hotel is for sale

On Dec. 2, The Daily Times reported that the Lankford Hotel, a historic hotel that sits on the Boardwalk at 8th Street, was listed for sale by Coldwell…

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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 (Plim Plaza) Over the Centuries
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Ocean City History: Photos of the Plimhimmon Hotel (Plim Plaza) 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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