Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Ocean City History Week

October 10-16, 2020

For this year’s Ocean City History Week, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum is offering a variety of events and activities to highlight the town’s unique coastal history.

FREE Admission for all Delmarva Locals: During history week we are offering free admission to all Eastern Shore locals. If you live on the Delmarva Peninsula stop by and enjoy the museum free of charge!

Fall Photo opportunity: Be sure to stop by the museum for a fall photo opportunity. Pose with our display of fall flowers, pumpkins, and hay located on the boardwalk in front of our shark display and anchor.

History of our Surfman: Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm join us for a free program as we take a close look at the equipment that was used by the United States Life-Saving Service to conduct a rescue. This program will be held inside the museum’s boat room.

All Things History Store Sale: Enjoy discounts on a wide variety of books, DVDs, and apparel in our museum store.

Annual Spirit Award: Do you know someone who has helped preserve local history? If so, we invite you to nominate them for the Spirit Award. Both individuals and organizations are eligible. Please click HERE for nominee requirements.

Saturday, October 10th: Book signing with local author Anna Dolle Bushnell from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Anna will be signing her newest book: Dolle’s Candyland, Inc.

Sunday, October 11th: Pieces of Our Past - Tune in for an hour-long live broadcast where we will share with viewers several never before seen artifacts. Click HERE to Register

Monday, October 12th: Tour & Book Discussion - The Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum has partnered with Worcester County Library to bring you a tour of the museum where you will learn about the US Life-Saving Service and what life was like as a keeper. Along with the tour, there will be a book discussion of In the Heart of the Sea. To register for this event please contact Program Director, Elena Coelho, at 443-783-6164

Tuesday, October 13th: Film Showing of Ash Wednesday Storm: Enjoy watching the storm of 1962 movie from the comfort of your own home. This iconic storm swept the Atlantic coast forever altering the island’s landscape. Worcester County Library will be streaming this cinema at 2:00 pm. Registration can be found on worcesterlibrary.org after September 10th.


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Ocean City History Week

809 S. Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842

(410) 289-4991

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