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historical photographs

June 2018
Some 85 years ago, downtown residents could take a dip much closer to home

February 2018
During World War II, many a young person found love in an unlikely place: the Joseph Manigault House.

January 2018
On the evening of January 29, 1940, King Street’s Gloria Theatre was humming with excitement.

December 2017
The charming tradition behind Ashley Hall's 93-year-old Christmas Play

September 2017
When downtown temps became too sweltering to bear, locals might even join vacationers at the magnificent New Brighton...

July 2017
The image was taken by Morton Brailsford Paine, a local photographer during the ’30s and ’40s, and the young girl...

June 2017
“The Whip” (pictured here circa-1937) at “Folly’s Playground,” a beachfront amusement park nestled between the Atlantic...