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Ocean city fish monger Hazard Taylor displaying his wares, 1913
Ocena City fish monger, Hazard Taylor, displaying his product, 1913. Photo courtesy of Ocean City Museum Society

Ocean City

The saga of Ocean City's development is an exciting and phenomenal success story. Nurtured from the imaginations of a handful of enterprising businessmen seeking to establish a seaside resort after the great Civil War, Ocean City has grown from two small cottages into what is generally regarded as Maryland's second largest city during the traditional summer vacation months.

Originally submitted by: Barbara A. Mikulski, Senator.

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The Local Legacies project provides a "snapshot" of American Culture as it was expressed in spring of 2000. Consequently, it is not being updated with new or revised information with the exception of "Related Website" links.

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