The Ocean City Museum Located At The End Of The Boardwalk By The Inlet Is Dedicated To Preserving And Assembling The History Of The United States Life Saving Service Of The Eastern Shore Of Maryland Delaware And Virginiathe Museum Encompasses A Unique And Interesting Heritage And History Of Ocean City Maryland Folklore Dress And Shipwreck Artifacts
The Ocean City Maryland Life Saving Station Museum also displays an intesting mermaid collection, bathing suits, and the “Sands From Around the World” exhibit. The museum has been restored to it’s authenticity for the constructed time period.The Ocean City Life Saving Station orginally was built on the north end of the town and was alone among the dunes. The station saw much activity during it’s early years that the facility was enlarged by the government. As part of the “coastal system” established by the United States Treasury Department, the Life Saving Station emparted the role of rescuing and saving ships and lives in dire help when in distress.
Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum
Originally named the Ocean City Life-Saving Station, the Life-Saving Service and later the U. S. Coast Guard actively used the building until 1964. The life-saving station was part of the coastal system, established by the United States Treasury Department, for the saving of vessels in distress and lives in peril upon the water.
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