Photos

Showell's Swimming pool pc Showell’s Pool

(the first swimming pool in Ocean City, circa 1917)

Plimhimmon 1908 PC The Plimhimmon Hotel (circa 1908)
BW Elvis famous postcard Boardwalk Elvis (circa 1980)
fire1925 The Great fire of 1925

The Great Fire of 1925 (taken at the site of the Atlantic Hotel on the Boardwalk between
Wicomico and Somerset Streets following the fire)

boardwalk Ocean City Boardwalk, Atlantic Hotel on the left

The Ocean City Boardwalk circa 1938 (taken from the Pier Ballroom looking north with the bandstand on the right
and the Atlantic Hotel on the left)

beachpatrol Ocean City Beach Patrol in 1947

Ocean City Beach Patrol in 1947

hastings The Hastings-Miramar Hotel

The Hastings-Miramar Hotel circa 1961
(site of today’s Park Place Hotel)

March-Storm-of-1962 March Storm of 1962

March Storm of 1962
Photo courtesy of Mel Toadvine

Creation-of-the-Inlet,-August-24,-1933 Creation of the Inlet, August 24, 1933

Creation of the Inlet, August 24, 1933

Aftermath-of-Hurricane-Gloria,-September-1985-(previously-the-site-of-the-Ocean-Park-Motel-at-17th-and-the-Boardwalk;-now-site-of-Holiday-Inn) Aftermath of Hurricane Gloria, September 1985

Aftermath of Hurricane Gloria, September 1985
(previously the site of the Ocean Park Motel at 17th and the Boardwalk;
now site of Holiday Inn)

trimpers Trimpers Rides, circa 1918

Trimpers Rides, circa 1918

Thrashers-Fries Thrashers Fries with original owners, Mr. and Mrs. Jodie Thrasher, circa 1940

Thrashers Fries with original owners,
Mr. and Mrs. Jodie Thrasher, circa 1940
Photo courtesy of Mr Thrasher’s son

shantytown Shantytown (1976-2003)

Shantytown (1976-2003)
photo by Hunter “Bunk” Mann

fannydip Fanny-dipping at the old Fishing Pier

Fanny-dipping at the old Fishing Pier (circa 1908)
photo courtesy of Julia Purnell Museum