Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches

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In this companion to his book Greetings from Baltimore, Bert Smith takes us on a tour of summers past in Ocean City, Maryland, and the nearby Delaware beaches, where vacationers have been going for more than a century to find sun, surf, and souvenirs. Down the Ocean offers a wonderful selection of charming postcard scenes of the early days of these resort towns, when visitors held tight to safety lines and bravely entered the water dressed in heavy woolen bathing suits. It also takes us through the decades that followed, ...

Down the Ocean: Postcards from Maryland and Delaware Beaches 1999, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801861918

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