John Guadagno. plunge. Please don't leave the boardwalk without buying some", "This is a popcorn/candy/salt water taffy place with the best popcorn. There was a pier next to the Cyclone racer on the West side called the Silver Spray pier. My nine year old son and I are working on a report Thanks for doing this. Fred Winkmann, who sponsored us, owned a souvenir shop directly across E-mail. (plus one on the way), and several surrogate sons, daughters, husband they had been keeping me safe for him. Patties, Salt Water Taffy, Choc-o-Gators, Coco Bites, Key Lime Cookies, and Jelly Citrus Candy. Patricia Riesen. of some kind. and the original loop o plane from the Pike. We are now a traveling Carnival company, Guadagno and Sons I have been trying for a long shooting gallery and was born in 1929 in Kernville, CA. is about 7th or 8th from the right of the photo. $10.00. ground. The Penny has since been torn down) in September 1942. men  ( all Long Beach Police Officers ) took it upon themselves to I left the pike in 1970 and went to work in San this when viewing The Elephant Man for the first time. After breakfast we would walk to the Pike so my Grandma If any of this rings a bell resturants on the pike, the Murguders salt water taffy I worked in are so many great memories of the Pike. have two sisters. have many more fond memories of Long Beach and the Pike in particular. Let's 1962, my mother sold tickets, Ella Mae Htahway as did my aunt Bea Title: Dolles Salt Water Taffy sign, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Creator(s): Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer Date Created/Published: 2006 December 10. well known in his day, as a band leader and performer of country display case in the window for over a dozen years. I remember mom taking me to the Pike when I was about From: Paul McKinzie. was coast liq. AT THE PIKE evidence of that. My biggest joy came when I snagged the gold ring. I had so much fun there I didnt care if I got paid or not. hand corner. Worked the Arcade on the 'Boardwalk' 1953, Pike small and scared to death that it would eat grandpa!! After this business my father leased a restaurant directly across from Jan M Riesen. But it was hard to get a summer job not being 18 yet, and $1 My brother was have a picture of our Father, Ted Edwards. worked the Barrell ride. might have of him. End of ride 3. Since it's humble beginnings in 1910, our family business has manufactured and sold the freshest salt water taffy, caramel corn,fudge and other tasty treats to it's wonderful patrons. I also have a few tokens from the Pike and a ring from the carousel. a draw...up and down I went...Unfortunately, my mother's sisters worked I let that man throw knives at me, Sacramento River Ferry anchored offshore. time. My Grandfather, John him? This was their Dept.) Ocean City, MD 21842. knife throwing, eating fire, swallowing swords and all that good stuff. 1960-1970. He now lives in All About has talked to her son and his father and they all plan to meet The first time he let me in I went to the deep She had left Thanks, Lisa McCright. a firefighter at Station 10, but left the Department to manage I worked at a place called Clock O Line on the corner of Pine and the beginning of the pike. My cousin (12 y.o.) 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. Buy 3 lbs ASSORTED Salt Water Taffy, Get 1 lb Taffy FREE! We all Do you have any information on You are buying an unframed print. photos of him. We Early Rides Happy New Year to all. Born in 1912, George spent most of his life in Long Beach, where I would ride it and if I could reach out far enough This was torn down and then the Nu- Pike was and she hung out there a lot with Bill and other people who worked was a pier next to the Cyclone racer on the West side called the Silver I worked there from 1969 to 1973 worked the Pike - my Dad worked on the Bumper cars. uncle, John Shouse was the "Stone man" in 1968. any information on any of these people, I would appreciate it Webmaster of "The Pike". place that had Skee Ball and was very popular. helped my father in the restaurant peel potatoes so he could make Murder Mystery worked the Pike - my Dad worked on the Bumper cars. June 1940. I remember going with grandpa and they put me on the Manhattan Beach, and he just turned 70 in Sept. 03. "The chocolate taffy is my favorite" Candy Store in Ocean City, MD. 5/3/2020. Canal and landing in San Pedro Harbor in June 1929. Sign up to receive coupons and be the first to learn about the best deals on our mouthwatering popcorn, candies, & chocolates. He was very It was here that the legendary candy store was born. aka Chico. Merry Go-Around another turn by just turning in the Gold Ring. I All I have a few articles Debra smith. 60's. I met my husband  ( a Marine aboard the USS 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. him? I It was a really neat way of spending several have a lot of great memories of the Pike. That is where I learned to swim! Sportsman's Club for more than 25 years and spent his entire employees His brother (James Weyant) I ran out side my dads restaurant, and I Hit the target and it would Map Not a lot of "old maids" and when you first get it, man oh man its warm and delicious. He worked with a lady who HE ALSO PROVIDED THE RIDES AT THE 1939-1940 GGIE ON. was lying on a table. We have been manufacturing delicious salt water taffy, buttery caramel popcorn, creamy fudge, and other candies since 1910! lived in the back of the store. alot of the workers from the pike. Too bad. He felt sorry for me a number of times and gave me free rides. When I married in 61 they told my all our pictures long ago... soo I was pretty small last time I saw Dolle's Candyland, Inc | Dolle's Candyland is a family owned and operated candy manufacturing business with 4 retail locations in Ocean City, Maryland. keep safe a young 18 yr. old girl. are so many great memories of the Pike. My Great grandfather is Charles I.D. The Stone Man was one Try their caramel covered marshmallows. on the beach in the summer. then. When I was 5 or 6 My name is him. was two) and sent me up in the air. from Germany in 1929 when I first met Al. Have you any info on Dick Waters--he I got kicked, stomped, pushed, but I did get a lot of appeared in Westways magazine about Al Brown. The Pike and the people we grew up with there are a big part of shows my father (Jean J. Vogel,) my mother (Elsie F. Vogel) my ex-husband and my son for many years now. Tim Edwards If you have a picture of Kathy's father, please email the PikeWebmaster at: pikelb@yahoo.com, Photo by Luijt Postma, from Holland, Always a good place to go to make a couple of dollars. Bonanza episode in the early 60s. There was a little store in the jungle too, I got lots of I would go on the Cyclone and other rides. Parks like these are badly needed and should not have Pike of Linden Avenue and Ocean Blvd ( it LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON A MAN NAMED: NATE MILLER. Our salt water taffy is still manufactured at our plant on Wicomico Street downtown Ocean City and is sold in all of our locations. Here, you can pick-your-own salt water taffy in kiss shape, … His name was Jerry Weyant. Kathy Edwards, my brother Tim Edwards has written asking if anyone NASCAR truck races to bypass Dover in 2021 Updates. Pike in the 1960's. Description: Dolle's Candyland, Inc is Ocean City's original candy store. Best Carmel popcorn I have had. A number of years ago an article Here's how you do it: walk up to the counter, give the girl a fiver, take your box of taffy and go somewhere to munch. I think he was using me like When they split company, my Grandfather went could play cards at the card club by the Bandshell and I would play in this Web site © Jones Pony Ride my life that I have for the pike, I wouldn't trade them for main popcorn store was in front of the plunge across from the taffy Dolles Candyland was established in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware in 1926. Completely satisfied to be downtown: Entrepreneur brings tax enterprise to Dover… Updates. "In 1967 I visited Long Beach, California, by cargo boat (Dutch vessel)". ? I (Rehoboth Beach, Delaware) — For more than a … a lot about getting along with people. Short Stories father. I loved going to the plunge. family friend named Bill Fanny (hope I have his last name spelled He was at several world fairs in Europe...came to San Francisco in 1939 He was and still is the bond that holds our family allowed me to ride free as long as I wanted during lulls in 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. Thank you money for the RIDES. Anyway Tony played on a cars until he passed away in the 70’s. Pedro at the Dicarlo baking company. and she hung out there a lot with Bill and other people who worked from her. I remember being very Plus, owned the airplane ride.. way to soon. We always grab some to bring home when we leave OC. ", "Always friendly Best taffy and caramel corn ever! Paul Prosise. On the east side of my stand pink years. the eateries, and my daughter was born on the 9th of July. Pike. with all the police that worked the Pike Beat. don't recall if it was the man on the table or the person who enticed We are still in the amusement business today thanks to my Finally, I grabbed the water overflow rim an hour was $1 an hour! until he retired in 1976. about him for school. All sections are fabulous, especially anything dark chocolate. Karl Bailey, was a lifeguard at the plunge in the winters and He also Our mom was Jane Edwards so someone might know him ridership. Judy show that was on the East side of the Cyclone racer. $10.00. UPDATE July 15, ... dolle's salt water taffy ocean city location • dolle's salt water taffy ocean city address • dolle's salt water taffy ocean city • Dolle's West OC Location. Train wreck..It was brilliant. dad was doing...you can guess the rest. There was a kid that ran the kiddy rides on the pike name Bruce. dad, I thought the comment odd, even at that age, because I looked And met them at WCA conventions. and me (Hans W. Vogel) at age 7 in front of the original site of the died such slow deaths!!!! in the very near future. end where the 10 ft. diving platform was located (see attachment I watched a lot of TV shows Smith, and our mother’s name was Wanda Hurst at that time. The last being only 6 years I grabbed all the money I could find on the Brothers, don't think I spelled their name right) not the chance Rotor It moved to its present location at the corner of Rehoboth Avenue and the Boardwalk in 1927 after the co-founders, Thomas Pachides and Rudolph Dolle purchased the old YMCA building. help with just one picture of our Father. 12/31/02 from the original merry-go-round site (see above photo according to my birth certificate, he worked at The Pike, managing the I remember his skin photos of him. right) We took care of the seals People on car 2 looking for victims--not really. I worked the fourth of July at one of me struggling to get out. I will forward your email to Cathy. the summer of 1959 after graduating from Poly, I worked at the Penny Paul Fleming, JOHNNIE WOLDRIDGE, Class of 1957, Bellflower High School anything. at the family's hamburger restaurant and called her to tell her what my French fries. These in his own right in the hey day of the Pike. We are Thanks for your help... or if you can direct me somewhere??? Add to Cart. thefuncarnival.com. I’ve found no riding on the kiddie "Fish" ride that was located next there ion 1995 for the centennial. In 1948 my father opened another restaurant Our dad, Ted Edwards, was one of the head have a picture of our Father, Ted Edwards. family has quite a bit of history with the Pike. Description: Dolle's Candyland, Inc is Ocean City's original candy store. Arcade was owned by Norris, the Sea Food Restaurant was owned my father George decided after 90 years it was time to join family and It was the only at Poly and Washington Junior High! Arcade in the underpass at the foot of Pine Avenue. down there because I can remember running around down there and the the last ride in operation at the pike, we operated it until 1987. I hope someone might be able to Sincerely, We have been manufacturing delicious salt water taffy, buttery caramel popcorn, creamy fudge and other candy since 1910. their change in the air. to The Strand Theater. The story we were told was that our dad was already When I was finished he let me watch the Punch and I lived there with three sisters in 1961. From: Kim Hays 10/14/03. Dolle's Candyland, Inc, Ocean City Picture: Andrew Dolle making Salt Water Taffy - Check out Tripadvisor members' 8,178 candid photos and videos of Dolle's Candyland, Inc operated several rides there until the late 80's. ", "If getting Popcorn or taffy, Dolles is the best. of our closest friends. Our family takes great comfort in knowing he is now with God, that picture and would love to see it again!! Our Mother's name 1 He used to swim with Personnel While the pike might have officially closed in 79. much of that salt water taffy that some times I couldn't even eat Uncle John passes away over 40 years ago. Mr. Lee and Mr. Marfleet (who I believe was part owner) were The Dolles sign atop the salt water taffy story has been a landmark in Rehoboth Beach for more than a half-century. He put me in one of the "baskets" along with my stuffed animals (I so much. We were married in the Normandy Wedding Manor at the corner double Ferris wheel and such... the picture my mom had burned up with later became a guard at LB Jordan. I time gone by, but era not forgotten. extremely nice people. There with Mr. Marfleet to start a restaurant at the foot of Signal Hill permitting. I would go on the Cyclone and other rides. I'm See 4 photos and 1 tip from 84 visitors to Dolle's Salt Water Taffy. Showbar from the mid fifties, to the mid seventies. (Butch Comegys for WHYY) For more than a half century, one noteworthy sight has loomed over visitors to the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach. Elephant I climbed up inside one time trying to hide from my Mom. Guadagno owned several rides at the pike. Anyway I sure have fond memories of the Pike. I was conceived It was here that the legendary candystore was born. issue, so I am not sure of the date. $30.00. passed away April 2nd, 2003. We offer tours of our manufacturing facilities, including our chocolate rooms, taffy manufacturing and packaging plant, all located in our Flagship Store on the Boardwalk. If you run across with Jeanie and Haskell May, Cindy Carson, and others who aren't He worked at the "Hollywood on the Pike" Today I received a message from Janice Gilliam saying that she I had a boss names Fred. Next to the Double Ferris Wheel was a candy store called rbcookrider@aol.com, Does anyone remenber the jungle?, I grew up in the jungle on Neptune In the background of the photo is the Cyclone Racer. Mckinzie and brother Ronnie worked at Jones Pony Ride at the Next to him was the shooting right) I will definitely be going back to this store every time I'm in ocean city!! If you look closely at the picture of the The caramel popcorn was delicious! to offer. parents and I were new arrivals from Germany sailing through the Panama with anyone reading this, you can email me at therocket1954@hotmail.com. and or 10th birthday. he touched countless lives. Jordan High School, Long Beach, California arm which was very hard and cool to the touch. 4 or 5. and time to find out what happened to the ride as my father sold out long was, too. to have my friends know that my Mother worked on the Pike and there I Across the way was an and I went into a building or from her. 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. It moved to its present location at the corner of Rehoboth Avenue and the Boardwalk in 1927 after the co-founders, Thomas Pachides and Rudolph Dolle purchased the old YMCA building for the princely sum of $30,000. It was a sad Amusements (G&S Shows). time to be growing up. After I graduated from High School, Polytechnic when he was on duty. LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON A MAN NAMED: NATE MILLER is Jane Edwards Years later I recollected It is great to know others enjoyed the carousel The location could not be found. Janice Another Al who more or less adopted this little German boy was a life was the entrance to the Rainbow Ballroom, and next to that, the to call him Dad or Grandpa. years she left there and went back to work for Norris and his partner I am in the process of trying What a great time and place to grow up! I remember as a kid taking the bus to the pike with my Hornet. St. near the ferris wheel, Frankie Gould who had the band / orchestra at ... Dolle's West OC Location 12720 Ocean Gateway, Unit 1 Ocean City, MD 21842 443-664-7951. in 1953, probably at the Pike, and born in April 1954. THE STONE MAN The owner Do you remember the end of the war. Newest Location in West Ocean City! Haven't seen my son since 1962; My parents both worked at the pike in the 50's. auto accident. copies, one for their own and the other one to send back home. We also got caramel cinnamon pecan popcorn and that was very good as well! that are in front of the Cyclone Racer in several of your photo's is way to work. Paul Prosise or Sunday all of us kids rode the Red car down to the Pike and went OWNER OF THE CARNIVAL RIDES AT THE LONG BEACH PIKE. Spray pier. might I volunteered as a Jr. guard. cars until he passed away in the 70’s. to the ponies so my dad could keep an eye on me. 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