The Resorter Revisited

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Summer of 1971 Volume XVII Edition 5 Issue Highlights • At Davis Promotions’ Rod and Custom Show at the OC Convention Show, “The Original Corvette” was being featured with $1,000 in prize money and trophies on the line. • The featured model in the Hess Apparel advertisement was Karen Moore, who was modeling a suit… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

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Summer of 1969 Volume XIV Edition 6 Issue Highlights • Hastings Real Estate listed for $42,000 a four-bedroom cottage 75 yards from the ocean. • Welsh Drug on 22nd Street was offering 48-hour “Kodachrome Processing” as well as “dark room rentals.” • A Resort Realty Corporation ad read, “West Ocean City – in exclusive Captain’s… Read more »

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Summer of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 7 Issue Highlights Ocean City’s newest pharmacy, Fenwick Pharmacy, was celebrating its opening in the Resort Shopping Plaza on 143rd Street. A case if Schmidt’s in 16-ounce can was selling for $5.40 at the Montego Market. Second National Building & Loan, Inc. was advertising, “savings insured to $30,000.” Owners… Read more »

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Summer of 1965 Volume XI Edition 2 Issue Highlights Frontier Town introduced “U-Drive-Em Goat Carts” and a “prairie dog colony” new for the summer. Every day at the Atlantic Hotel Boardwalk Artist Colony, glass blowers would create delicate pieces of art in front of a crowd. Schertle Galleries Inc. celebrated its tenth year in Ocean… Read more »

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Summer of 1979 Volume XXV Edition 6 Issue Highlights Jean Bourne, 19, Miss Maryland USA, posed for the cover of this issue. Borne studied radio and television at the University of Maryland to one day be a famous television commentator. Those dining at Pizza Hut on 28th Street could “SuperStyle” their pizza and get extra… Read more »

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Summer of 1962 Volume VIII Edition 6 Issue Highlights The Frontier Town Can-Can show featured dancers from the Broadway show “Oklahoma!” With 280 rooms, the Plimhimmon Hotel on the Boardwalk at 2nd Street was Ocean City’s largest hotel. During the last week of August, Hugh Cropper was re-elected to his position as mayor of Ocean… Read more »

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… Read more »

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Summer of 1971 Volume XVII Edition 1 This was the first year in 18 that The Resorter published 15 issues rather than the usual seven. Singer Jimmy Holmes was set to perform at the Ships Café Lounge for the beginning of the season celebration. Dick Lohmeyer featured Councilman John Dale Showell and his wife, Anne,… Read more »

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Summer of 1978 Volume XXIV Edition 4 Issue Highlights • The cover girl this week was Deborah Dashiell. • In its ads, Garland Lane Shoppe, Ltd. was marketing its two resort locations – in the Gold Coast Mall and in Phillips Square on 21st Street. • Apartments in “The Unmistakable Antiqua” on 85th Street were… Read more »

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Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 1 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Susan Richardson, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page ad. English’s Chicken & Steak House was open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on 15th Street. An editorial, headlined “Theive’s Holiday,” read, “Visit 9th Street any evening and bands of… Read more »