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eBook City on the Sand: Ocean City, Maryland, and the People Who Built It ePub

by Mary Corddry

  • ISBN: 0870335510
  • Category: Americas
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Mary Corddry
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Tidewater Pub (October 1, 1991)
  • ePub book: 1843 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1789 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 883

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City on the Sand book. The story of how that feat was achieved is the heart of Mary Corddry's absorbing book.

City on the Sand book. It is also the tale of opposites: the special affection thousands of Marylanders have for this unique place and the growing concern over the dune and marsh ecology and the effect of In a little more than a hundred years, a desolate barrier island in Maryland became a teeming resort city.

Mary Corddry was born in Harford County, Maryland, and now lives in Churchville, Maryland. 2 people found this helpful. Her writing career began at The Land, a journal published by a national, nonprofit conservation organization. In 1969 the Sun contacted her to become their Eastern Shore reporter during the boom period for vacation development on the Shore.

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Ocean City, Maryland, and the people who built it. 1st ed. by Mary Corddry. Published 1991 by Tidewater Publishers in Centreville, Md. Written in English. Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-193) and index.

Автор: Mary Corddry Название: City on the Sand: Ocean City, Maryland . Поставляется из: Англии Описание: In a little more than a hundred years, a wild and desolate barrier island in Maryland became a teeming resort city.

Поставляется из: Англии Описание: In a little more than a hundred years, a wild and desolate barrier island in Maryland became a teeming resort city.

Greetings from Ocean City, Maryland. Mary L. Martin & Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price. The narrative draws extensively on the memoirs of early resort residents and, most of all, on conservations with people who have given the town its distinctive character. From Colts to Ravens: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Baltimore Professional Football. Cities and Towns of the Chesapeake. This is an appealing portrait of an outstanding resort that has been a magnet to vacationers for more than a century.

Though it's hard to imagine teeming Ocean City, M. in its pristine state, this book-length profile takes the reader back to its origin on an undeveloped barrier island, when the city-to-be was contiguous with Assateague Island (the two have been separated by an inlet since 1933). The story continues through the area's colonization by farmers, its development as a tourist mecca and the recent, herculean efforts to foil the elements' sand-moving tendencies

Ocean City, officially the Town of Ocean City, is an Atlantic resort town in Worcester County, Maryland. Ocean City is a major beach resort area along the East Coast of the United States. The population was 7,102 at the 2010 .

Ocean City, officially the Town of Ocean City, is an Atlantic resort town in Worcester County, Maryland. Census, although during summer weekends the city hosts between 320,000 and 345,000 vacationers, and up to 8 million visitors annually. During the summer, Ocean City becomes the second most populated municipality in Maryland, after Baltimore.

Ocean City, Maryland, is a popular beach town on the East Coast and a great place to visit year-round. The three-mile boardwalk is filled with souvenir shops and beachside eateries, perfect for those craving French fries or funnel cake. Arcades, carousels, restaurants, and vacation activities such as fishing or flying kites on the beach provide plenty of fun for the whole family. With ten miles of family-friendly beaches, Ocean City is renowned for beachside fun.

Traces the history and development of the resort community of Ocean City, Maryland, from its beginning in 1875 to present concerns over the effects of development on the area's ecology

Comments

Xal Xal
Great origin book on one of my favorite places. Did you know you know your great grandfather could have bought a parcel of land there for $25.00, right on the beach??
Xurad Xurad
I have visited Ocean City MD. a lot in my life and I love the place. This book is a great item to have for anyone who loves Ocean City like I do. It's very interesting with the history that it offers and I hated putting the book down.
Gashakar Gashakar
Thank you! The book was very well packaged and arrived in perfect condition. My Dad (and I) will truly enjoy this book!
Fordrekelv Fordrekelv
The book gives a great description of how it all began. I'm only half way through reading in my spare time on the beach and enjoying it very much. Great value, excellent condition I'm happy I purchased it on Amazon.
Goldenfang Goldenfang
The book came to me exactly as advertised - could not be happier! My mother has been going to OCM for 50+ years, this book is a great walk down memory lane.
Balladolbine Balladolbine
Great transaction and love that it is now 2nd loved. Feels like me. Also, so glad that I could help my friends dog rescue service by going through her site to get to Amazon. It helps the dogs be 2nd loved too.
Jox Jox
Fun survey - with good history - of Ocean City, MD. Nicely written.