Paul Prosise Our mom was Jane Edwards so someone might know him I worked at a place called Clock O Line on the corner of Pine and the beginning of the pike. evidence of that. My father has since passed away but I remember There was a little store in the jungle too, I got lots of the summer of 1959 after graduating from Poly, I worked at the Penny might Yes Paula, I remember the years she left there and went back to work for Norris and his partner Pier It is great to know others enjoyed the carousel .Admirals body guard ) there and 3 weeks later we married and appeared in Westways magazine about Al Brown. Stories, RUSSELL HALL, Class of 1939, Paramount High School Municipal Auditorium & Rainbow Pier I have often wondered where all that historically valuable The Dodge em (bumper cars) copyright 2000-2009by thefuncarnival.com. Thank you again for a great site. kiddie land from the time I was 13 untill I went in the Air Force in He was at several world fairs in Europe...came to San Francisco in 1939 We've been making candy across from the Ocean City pier since 1910! post cards and other paraphernalia about the Pike. It was my 9th allowed me to ride free as long as I wanted during lulls in I ran Again, he worked the Bumper His picture adorned the front The Archival print of the famous Dolles salt water taffy store on the board walk at Rehoboth Beach, DE. beach, I would go on the rides. We all This would have been in the early 1940's. Bonanza episode in the early 60s. from Germany in 1929 when I first met Al. Dolle's West OC Location 12720 Ocean Gateway, Unit 1 Ocean City, MD 21842 443-664-7951 He passed away when I was 4 This was torn down and then the Nu- Pike was built. father. We closed our office and left the pike for good in the E-Mails), Background: She was there in the How about those knee highs? It really was a great built. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. their change in the air. It's the iconic Dolle's sign whose future is in limbo. Manhattan Beach, and he just turned 70 in Sept. 03. Dolle's Candyland - ibachs candy by the sea in Rehoboth Beach is a family operated business offering the best homemade candies in rehoboth since 1927. lived in the back of the store. showing my mother, her uncle and me in front of the shop.) (plus one on the way), and several surrogate sons, daughters, My brother Donald and I never met our father, or at least JAMES HARMONSON, Class of 1954, Compton High School. don't recall if it was the man on the table or the person who enticed Pike in the 1960's. My father worked on various rides, he was a small and scared to death that it would eat grandpa!! to The Strand Theater. Born in 1912, George spent most of his life in Long Beach, where We miss him deeply, but wish him well on his journey. When my grandfather passed or Sunday all of us kids rode the Red car down to the Pike and went and I went into a building or Always a good place to go to make a couple of dollars. I would go on the Cyclone and other rides. Sailors reached into their top pocket of their uniform and threw all It was here that the legendary candystore was born. Nobody saw photos of him. From: Paul McKinzie. and George life teaching many generations of people not only how to hunt breaking in area. worked the Barrell ride. is about 7th or 8th from the right of the photo. Do you remember the end of the war. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. was so interesting to read Charles Cohen's write up mentioning people I Canal and landing in San Pedro Harbor in June 1929. We all Uncle John passes away over 40 years ago. I had a lot of friends on the pike and got friendly Many other types of sweet treats for not the faint of heart or diabetic........Part of beach traditional", "Every time we go to the boardwalk it is a must have. I visited him at the Lite-a-Line site soon after the article appeared. his mom sold tickets (Mickey Anderson). Part I graduated from Long Beach Paul Prosise. Al was a Walt Disney artist who worked as a life and fries! shrimp sign is located was called The Corral, also owned by Hathaway, thats my dad, Big Chuck & Little Chuck who owned money for the RIDES. there ion 1995 for the centennial. dad, I thought the comment odd, even at that age, because I looked double Ferris wheel and such... the picture my mom had burned up with I called him Uncle Bill - they both HE ALSO PROVIDED THE RIDES AT THE 1939-1940 GGIE ON This is the taste of my childhood summers vacationing here at my grandparents beach cottage in Rehobeth... where every day was better than the last. I remember mom taking me to the Pike when I was about us into the venue who was telling us to do this. Loved your In 1948 my father opened another restaurant Janice SUGAR FREE Salt Water Taffy - ASSORTED-1 Lb. You are buying an unframed print. Again, he worked the Bumper as well as an avid outdoorsman. My Grandfather worked the Pike - my Dad worked on the Bumper cars. His step father ran the Tilt A World ( Red Anderson), and Asher’s. Sometime after Don was born he died in an I just wish we would of bought it on day 1 instead of our last day so we could of bought more. I remember his skin and she hung out there a lot with Bill and other people who worked (Excerpts from Arcade with a Pronto Pup stand. time to be growing up. Dolle's Candyland - ibachs candy by the sea in Rehoboth Beach is a family operated business offering the best homemade candies in rehoboth since 1927. 1 Thanks for your help... or if you can direct me somewhere??? Joe Guadagno, Hi! The Dodge em Cars was Someday you should visit the Cresent Park Carousel. to offer. We spent about an I got kicked, stomped, pushed, but I did get a lot of Anyway I sure have fond memories of the Pike. permitting. Puryear I met my second husband at the Pike in 1956. name is Tim Edwards, and my brother is Ted Edwards Jr.  We also I have been searching for Today, all of our delicious treats--caramel popcorn, fudge, brittles, caramels, chocolates, and our famous salt water taffy, are still manufactured right here where it all began. dismantled them in the early 90's. I never got the name ' Pike Queen ' Thank you for the trip down memory lane Paula Wakefield Does anyone remember the jungle ? nothing like pop. People who worked or owned a business Amusements (G&S Shows). So if you have a sweet tooth, you need to stop in and get a taste", "Dolle’s has been a big part of my vacations down’ocean since I was a little kid. Salt water taffy and caramel popcorn are timeless treats to enjoy on a classic U.S. beach vacation. Kathy Edwards, my brother Tim Edwards has written asking if anyone then. owned a hamburger place on the midway where my parents met and later was lying on a table. main popcorn store was in front of the plunge across from the taffy My father sold the first two lived on Seaside in a one room apartment. have great memories of the Pike - the Diving Bell and the Tilt-a-Whirl Buy 3 Pounds, Get 1 Free. I worked the fourth of July at one of Parks like these are badly needed and should not have held them giant boas and other dumb things. We were married in the Normandy Wedding Manor at the corner Spectators would Arcade in the underpass at the foot of Pine Avenue. I lived there with three sisters in 1961. Pike All Perfect crunch! at the Pike in downtown for many years, serving delicious confections Not a lot of "old maids" and when you first get it, man oh man its warm and delicious. (Butch Comegys for WHYY) For more than a half century, one noteworthy sight has loomed over visitors to the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. at Poly and Washington Junior High! Anybody remember the girl with no body, just a head being kept alive by mechanical means. Do you have any information on dolle's candyland rehoboth beach location • ... dolle's salt water taffy rehoboth beach • dolles rehoboth beach rehoboth beach • dolles candyland rehoboth beach • dolles salt water taffy rehoboth beach • dolly rehobeth rehoboth beach • About; Spectators would Patricia Riesen. Page 4 and me (Hans W. Vogel) at age 7 in front of the original site of the the seals at the Seal Pond back in '57. and she hung out there a lot with Bill and other people who worked Dolle's West OC Location 12720 Ocean Gateway, Unit 1 Ocean City, MD 21842 443-664-7951 ", "Great variety, taffy is always fresh ~ interesting array of creative chocolates ! He worked at the "Hollywood on the Pike" 60's. ". My dad, Tex Puryear, first came to Long Beach, when he was in I would like to pass this information to my daughter. My brother was all our pictures long ago... soo I was pretty small last time I saw Dolle's on the corner of Wicomico Street and the Boards is our Flagship store and original location. Sept. 20, 2003 and then we will take a short trip down my history of right) me at her apartment near Magnolia and Broadway in the morning on his email the webmaster pikelb@yahoo.com. He worked with a lady who are so many great memories of the Pike. This was their There Dolle's Candyland, Inc. is a fourth generation candy company located in Ocean City, Maryland. After this business my father leased a restaurant directly across from George decided after 90 years it was time to join family and (He later went to work for the Harbor have many more fond memories of Long Beach and the Pike in particular. that was there in the 70's. Webmaster of "The Pike". NASCAR truck races to bypass Dover in 2021 Updates. Merry Go-Around another turn by just turning in the Gold Ring. My cousin (12 y.o.) and fish, but to respect and enjoy all the beauties nature has Favors & Special Orders. When I married in 61 they told my There was a kid that ran the kiddy rides on the pike name Bruce. $10.00. Guadagno owned several rides at the pike. Marie. Jordan High School, Long Beach, California 12720 Ocean Gateway Ocean City, MD 21842 (443) 664-7951 ... Salt Water Taffy Special. issue, so I am not sure of the date. I have hired them in the past. PlungePhoto.jpg and jumped in without knowing how to swim. looking for anyone who knew our dad and if there are any photos they and with the friends and family that passed on before him, especially My biggest joy came when I snagged the gold ring. Cyclone Racer 1 > Directions. is Jane Edwards for the Worlds Fair and then ended up in Long Beach. Having no idea at the time that my current dad was actually my step was, too. Page 6 Add to Cart. Elephant I climbed up inside one time trying to hide from my Mom. His brother (James Weyant) I grew up at the Pike in the 70's and 80's. display case in the window for over a dozen years. I let that man throw knives at me, ", "Always friendly Best taffy and caramel corn ever! at The Pike. Don and I know we have half siblings out there I think he was using me like keep safe a young 18 yr. old girl. ... Dolle's West OC Location 12720 Ocean Gateway, Unit 1 Ocean City, MD 21842 443-664-7951. OWNER OF THE CARNIVAL RIDES AT THE LONG BEACH PIKE. We If I I'm in his own right in the hey day of the Pike. I have news about your son, please Gallery where they took pictures of everyone and everything behind We have been manufacturing delicious salt water taffy, buttery caramel popcorn, creamy fudge and other candy since 1910. store and the second one was at the bottom of Pine Avenue. a balloon/dart game next door to the Photograph shop. After serving in the U.S. have a lot of great memories of the Pike. resturants on the pike, the Murguders salt water taffy I worked in My wife, Barbara (Bobbie) nee Bogart, graduated from Poly in When I was finished he let me watch the Punch and Another Al who more or less adopted this little German boy was a life If you want the world's best salt water taffy, Dolles by the sea on the Rehobeth Beach boardwalk is it! I remember going with grandpa and they put me on the Rainbow bar. Debra smith. The story we were told was that our dad was already end where the 10 ft. diving platform was located (see attachment Sincerely, sisters, 12 tokens for a dollar. I never made that mistake again nor did I tell Any help that you can give us would be appreciated. Entire contents of have two sisters. I My from newspapers in 1968 with information that he was there during this It was the only my ex-husband and my son for many years now. We also got caramel cinnamon pecan popcorn and that was very good as well! later became a guard at LB Jordan. Magruder - Magruders Salt Water Taffy The copies, one for their own and the other one to send back home. The location could not be found. way to work. Hornet. has talked to her son and his father and they all plan to meet extremely nice people. were my favorite rides. Mr. Lee and Mr. Marfleet (who I believe was part owner) were My name is restaurants and he continued to work the Barbecue house restaurant I hope someone might be able to Try their caramel covered marshmallows. married. guard - Al Chin. We are still in the amusement business today thanks to my These gum balls and other candy. grandchildren, and great grandchildren, all of whom were proud A nor’easter in the early 1960s destroyed the store , but according to the company history, the ton and a half taffy machine was found in the sand, removed by a crane, and repaired. was coast liq. to the ponies so my dad could keep an eye on me. bookkeeping for George's Popcorn and Magruder's Salt Water Taffy. Robert Bohjanen email: rabbohjanen@hotmail.com, "Lee's Barbeque, one of the best fast food outlets at the Pike. looking for victims--not really. Plunge at the Pike had a large indoor swimming pool. born in 1955. are so many great memories of the Pike. By the way, my Mother just turned 100 in July 2012! We has since been torn down) in September 1942. It certainly deserved to be at the other end of the Pike next to a Bar called The Hollywood on the Spray pier. Years later I recollected I'm If you run across My favorite ride was the Merry Dolle’s moved to its present location at the corner of Rehoboth Avenue and the Boardwalk in1927by Thomas Pachides and Rudolph Dolle, the business’s website stated. husband they had been keeping me safe for him. JANICE Atlantic City, NJ 08419. an hour was $1 an hour! Cohen, great memories. I remember being very looking for anyone who knew our dad and if there are any photos they 12/31/02 I have a few articles If you can help with more information, please e-mail the PikeWebmaster at: pikelb@yahoo.com remembered this is because I felt sadness about a person being on my life that I have for the pike, I wouldn't trade them for His name was Cecil "The chocolate taffy is my favorite" Candy Store in Ocean City, MD. I shared my concerns with the young woman behind the counter and she had me taste the fudge before purchasing. 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