The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1979 Volume XXIV Edition 11 Issue Highlights • This week’s “Resorter Girl” was 19-year-old Jean McVeigh, an Arnold, Md., resident who took part in the Miss Maryland-USA Beauty Pageant held in Ocean City in March of 1979. • An article on real estate in Ocean City included Mallard Island, which “consists of homes in… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1969 Volume XIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights The cover girl this week was Joanne Quick, who was also featured in the week’s Hess Apparel ad. An advertisement for Captain William Bunting’s Angler Restaurant spotlighted the “new” 65-foot Angler boat, “built to our specification and fully equipped electronically. Captain Jack Bunting, your skipper …”… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 4 Issue Highlights Among the amenities being advertised by the George Washington Hotel were a roof garden, new inner spring mattresses and bellboy service. An ad read, “LAUNCHING … the million dollar Santa Maria … new oceanfront motor hotel to offer you something bigger and better in vacation ease… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1958 Volume IV Edition 1 Issue Highlights Bill’s Famous Ship Café, located at 14th Street and Synepuxent Bay, was open from 6 a.m.-2 a.m. and home to the New Bill Jim, which was billed as the “Fastest Boat in Ocean City Marlin Fleet.” A story, headlined “New Buildings, Projects Spotlight 1959 Season,” included… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Season of 1973 Volume XIX Edition 5 Issue Highlights Worcester County Health Officer Dr. William Fritz estimated there were 160 different restaurants in town and about 120 pools that will need to be inspected in advance of the summer season. Reservations for the summer of 1973 were being taken at the Sandyhill Motel on the… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 3 Issue Highlights This week’s Resorter Girl was Chris Corddry, who was also featured in this issue’s full-page Hess Apparel advertisement. Among the amenities at the Surf and Sands Motel were “free all channel television,” “golf privileges” and “background music in all rooms.” The live racing season at Ocean… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1956 Volume II Edition 6 Issue Highlights 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… Read more »

The Resorter … Revisited

Summer of 1968 Volume XIV Edition 6 Issue Highlights This week’s “Resorter Girl” was Mimi Trone, who was also featured in the Hess Apparel full-page advertisement. An editorial headlined “High Rise Opens New Resort Era” documented the construction of the new Twenty-Twenty Boardwalk. It read, “The era of the sprawling, land-gobbling, resort motel in Ocean… Read more »