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These pictures are reported to have been taken around 1908.

One of the Boats used for Fishing and Boat Rides .

Bath Houses at the Southern end of the Bathing Beach. "Flanagans" the building behind and to the right is the only building still standing.
 
The Wooden Boardwalk at the Northen end of the Bathing Beach. Notice that the road "RiverSide Drive" is to the right of the Boardwalk. You can just see the pedestrian entrance to the Colonial Beach Hotel .

Picture #1 of Bathing Beach Just South of the Freight Warf at the foot of Wilder St.

Picture #2 of Bathing Beach Just South of the Freight Warf at the foot of Wilder St.

Merry-go-round at Northern end of the Boardwalk.

Freight Warf at the foot of Wilder St. Notice that all of the boats are Sailboats.

Bathing Beach South from the foot Hawthorne St. Here is a Post Card both Front and Back. Notice the Post Mark Date.

If you wanted to visit Colonial Beach the way to go was by Steamer. The Arrowsmith, Pocahontas and the St. Johns made frequent stops.


These pictures are reported to have been taken around 1930.

Bath House and Dance/Music Pavillion at the Southern end of the Bathing Beach. "Flanagans" the building behind and center is the only building still standing.

Caruthers and Coakley's Drugstore now named Flanagans and RiverSide Drive looking North.

Picture # 1 of Bathing Beach in center of the Boardwalk.

Picture # 2 of Bathing Beach in center of the Boardwalk.

Beach Gate at the intersection of Rt 205 and Colonial Ave.


These pictures are reported to have been taken around 1935.

Aerial View of Midtown known at the time as Silver Star.

Picture of Colonial Beach Hotel and surounding area.

Aerial View of lower Colonial Beach known as Cow Town.

Picture # 1 of Bathing Beach in center of the Boardwalk.

Picture # 2 of Bathing Beach in center of the Boardwalk.

Picture # 3 of Bathing Beach in center of the Boardwalk.

The King George House at the foot of Wilder St.


These picture is reported to have been taken around 1937.

The USS MISS POTOMAC excursion boat from Wash D.C.