The Resorter … Revisted

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Summer of 1968

Volume XIV

Edition 7


Issue Highlights

Those interested in the “historic churches” or “antique shoppes” could write to the Delmarva Antique Dealers Association for a free map to all forty of their shops.


Surf and Sands Motel at 22nd street on the boardwalk advertised “background music in all rooms”


The Twenty-Twenty Boardwalk becomes the first boardwalk high rise to be built in Ocean City.


Francis and Eva Baker, who for twelve years worked to beautify their 9th street and St. Louis Avenue properties with flowers and greenery, sold to move to Florida.


Jack and June Fisher of the Stowaway Motel welcomed guests who were searching for a romantic atmosphere.


Junior Togs offered a summer clearance sale featuring “playgirl styles from New York and California”.


In his column “After Dark”, Dick Lohmeyer declared The Beatles and their fans “dead. And dead they will remain.”

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