So you think you know Ocean City well? Take this quiz to find out how well
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So you think you know Ocean City well? Take this quiz to find out how well

Think you know Ocean City inside out? You visit almost ever year, sometimes more than once. You’ve been coming here since you were a child and now you…

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Life-Saving Station Museum Set To Take Over Old Bank of OC
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Life-Saving Station Museum Set To Take Over Old Bank of OC

The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum will soon expand its reach with a new building, the old Bank of Ocean City, on Dorchester Street and South Baltimore Avenue.…

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Taking a stroll around Downtown Ocean City
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Taking a stroll around Downtown Ocean City

Many visitors, when thinking of Downtown Ocean City, think only of the  Boardwalk. But there is more to see and walk around in Downtown if you take a…

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OC Lifesaving Station Celebrates History Week
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OC Lifesaving Station Celebrates History Week

The Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum is gearing up for another fall season. Celebrating History Week from October 10th-16th, the museum will offer free admission to all…

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

Starting at the Beginning of Ocean City’s History Most visitors must cross a bridge to get into Ocean City, either the Route 50 bridge at the southern end…

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Anchors Away!
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Anchors Away!

The anchor at the Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum weighs 2.5 tons and is thought to be the largest anchor on the East Coast. It’s a great…

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Rainy Day Matinees
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Rainy Day Matinees

From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid: Rainy Day Matinees The movie theatres in Ocean City that I remember as a kid were three: the Capitol, Showell’s, and…

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Vietnam: An account of two reunions
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Vietnam: An account of two reunions

From the Pen of the Captian’s Kid: Vietnam Part I “You got me through Vietnam,” the former lifeguard remarked soberly as he looked over at his former beach…

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Ocean City and the National Register of Historic Places Part I
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Ocean City and the National Register of Historic Places Part I

Two National Register listings and the Case for more, and for local protective ordinances From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid... One of my favorite quotes concerning the…

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Recollections of a Newsie in Ocean City
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Recollections of a Newsie in Ocean City

Episode 2 “From the Pen of the Captain’s Kid” During the summer of 1952 I entered the entrepreneurial world of a resort town that must make its annual…

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