Summer of 1956
Miss Amanda Esham was the featured beauty in Hess Apparel’s full-page ad. The ad read, “Miss Esham is a sure bet to win the state of “Miss Delmarva” when the Delmarva Chicken Festival takes place next June.”
Mr. and Mrs. James D. Farlow welcomed guests to their Lackawanna Restaurant on Baltimore Avenue. The phone number was ‘382’.
Bernie’s Dairy Land was proudly serving “Frozen Crème” on the Boardwalk at Wicomico Street next to Dolle’s Candyland.
Among the movies being played at the Capitol Theatre on Worcester Street were Moby Dick, Rebel in Town, Forbidden Planet, Grapes of Wrath, Trapeze, 7 Men From Now, Guys and Dolls and To Catch A Thief.
An ad for the Santa Maria read, “The Santa Maria, Ocean City’s most luxurious, oceanfront motor hotel, now welcomes you to enjoy the new standard of culinary excellence — The Captains Table.” You could reach them by dialing ‘1492’.