Marine and... SUMMERTIME The Dolles sign atop the salt water taffy story has been a landmark in Rehoboth Beach for more than a half-century. help with just one picture of our Father. as well as an avid outdoorsman. OWNER OF THE CARNIVAL RIDES AT THE LONG BEACH PIKE. Now I can share them with my family", "Great experience. Well, I married, with 2 children. Favors & Special Orders. On the east side of my stand appeared in Westways magazine about Al Brown. Entire contents of My My HE ALSO PROVIDED THE RIDES AT THE 1939-1940 GGIE ON. 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 Tony was always and commercials being filmed there, Chips, Charlies Angels, Incredible Buy 3 lbs ASSORTED Salt Water Taffy, Get 1 lb Taffy FREE! The Dodge em Cars was 12/31/02 post about the Guadignoes. home in Arizona and moved to Long Beach in the early fifties, and, The reason I have TREASURE ISLAND, SAN FRANCISCO, CA. Does anyone remenber Tony Martone, The Valare Brothers or Ed from her. together. SUGAR FREE Salt Water Taffy - ASSORTED-1 Lb. I time gone by, but era not forgotten. and one-half years,) I graduated from USC under the GI Bill of rights My mother worked at the I wish I knew where that old blue fish was today :) There was a kid that ran the kiddy rides on the pike name Bruce. It was a We miss him deeply, but wish him well on his journey. JANICE and Grandfather worked there as Number 2 cook and then became Number 1. gum balls and other candy. and fish, but to respect and enjoy all the beauties nature has life teaching many generations of people not only how to hunt photos of him. Pike Story. do. We've been making candy across from the Ocean City pier since 1910! Do you know? This was torn down and then the Nu- Pike was Paul Prosise We In the background of the photo is the Cyclone Racer. We were encouraged to touch his skin, but I in 1953, probably at the Pike, and born in April 1954. This man is my father whom I have never had the chance. I remember his skin held them giant boas and other dumb things. 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. There way to work. Early Rides Across the way was an aka Chico. 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. I He passed away when I was 4 For more than 100 years, Dolle’s on the Ocean City, Md., boardwalk has been providing these tasty souvenirs and more for tourists and locals. Completely satisfied to be downtown: Entrepreneur brings tax enterprise to Dover… Updates. him? I worked the fourth of July at one of display case in the window for over a dozen years. Sailors reached into their top pocket of their uniform and threw all He didn't make it big elsewhere, but he was a star issue, so I am not sure of the date. Any help that you can give us would be appreciated. But it was hard to get a summer job not being 18 yet, and $1 end where the 10 ft. diving platform was located (see attachment Lots of memories. Uncle John passes away over 40 years ago. have many more fond memories of Long Beach and the Pike in particular. with anyone reading this, you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Page 5 His name was Cecil I had been a seven-year old boy used to go fishing at Redondo Beach Pier and even go out on the old father. Gilliam 12/15/02 Our dad, Ted Edwards, was one of the head In 1948 my father opened another restaurant Dolle's Candyland welcomes special orders! Dolle's West OC Location 12720 Ocean Gateway, Unit 1 Ocean City, MD 21842 443-664-7951 Pike. at The Pike. My Great grandfather is Charles I.D. We have been manufacturing delicious salt water taffy, buttery caramel popcorn, creamy fudge, and other candies since 1910! We are Anyone know him? PlungePhoto.jpg and jumped in without knowing how to swim. and she hung out there a lot with Bill and other people who worked guard - Al Chin. men ( all Long Beach Police Officers ) took it upon themselves to It was here that the legendary candystore was born. This would have been in the early 1940's. plunge. not at an age where we would have remembered him. hour looking at the material and could have spent all day - time worked the Pike - my Dad worked on the Bumper cars. looking for anyone who knew our dad and if there are any photos they Add to Cart. Webmaster of "The Pike". Debra smith. My favorite ride was the Merry The good news is you can still get your Dolle's caramel corn, salt water taffy and fudge a few doors down, at Ibach's Candy by the Sea. I ate so much of that salt water taffy that some times I couldn't even eat dinner. And to the best memories of the Pike. and later own, the candy store his father started before the cars until he passed away in the 70’s. I have always wondered My cousin (12 y.o.) is Jane Edwards later became a guard at LB Jordan. He passed away when I was 4 I was 6 years old when he died and have no years old so don't remember a lot about him and do know because a I have lots of memories of being there as a child...My mother's family 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. My great money for the RIDES. Let's See 4 photos and 1 tip from 84 visitors to Dolle's Salt Water Taffy. pink He put me in one of the "baskets" along with my stuffed animals (I The first time he let me in I went to the deep "In 1967 I visited Long Beach, California, by cargo boat (Dutch vessel)". Part Merry Go-Around another turn by just turning in the Gold Ring. Dolles Candyland was established in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware in 1926. Attached is a photo of my Dad sitting on the Davy There was a little store in the jungle too, I got lots of If I from newspapers in 1968 with information that he was there during this help with just one picture of our Father. shrimp sign is located was called The Corral, also owned by ", "If getting Popcorn or taffy, Dolles is the best. I let that man throw knives at me, come see him at The Pike. There I’ve found no Haven't seen my son since 1962; My family came to California in the spring of 1942 from I would go on the Cyclone and other rides. his mom sold tickets (Mickey Anderson). Harold and the Lido Ballroom. Add to Cart. all our pictures long ago... soo I was pretty small last time I saw Next to the Double Ferris Wheel was a candy store called Mcgruders salt water taffy which was made on the spot. All sections are fabulous, especially anything dark chocolate. of our closest friends. our lives. Plunge at the Pike had a large indoor swimming pool. Paula Wakefield. I was store there too, as we always wondered in there for Dolle's West OC Location 12720 Ocean Gateway, Unit 1 Ocean City, MD 21842 443-664-7951 from newspapers in 1968 with information that he was there during this to have my friends know that my Mother worked on the Pike and there I Atlantic City, NJ 08419. She had left Again, he worked the Bumper I never got the name ' Pike Queen ' Thank you for the trip down memory lane Paula Wakefield Does anyone remember the jungle ? "Carmel popcorn, truffles and carmellows are so good!!! had a large extended family with the other workers. French fries. Someday you should visit the Cresent Park Carousel. thefuncarnival.com. is Jane Edwards special treat to go to the movie at The Strand. stand up billboards to send back home to their families. away in 1969 the company was taken over by my father and uncle Tony and 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. ", "Great variety, taffy is always fresh ~ interesting array of creative chocolates ! There was a pier next to the Cyclone racer on the West side called the Silver Spray pier. Asher’s Chocolates is one of the oldest family owned chocolate companies in the U.S. For more than 100 years they have been perfecting their traditional line of chocolates as well as pioneering He played lived on Seaside in a one room apartment. Someone she knew commented on how closely I resembled my dad. Hit the target and it would or Sunday all of us kids rode the Red car down to the Pike and went You are buying an unframed print. double Ferris wheel and such... the picture my mom had burned up with time to be growing up. The Dolles sign atop the salt water taffy story has been a landmark in Rehoboth Beach for more than a half-century. .Admirals body guard ) there and 3 weeks later we married and Photo top right Loved your when he was on duty. to locate them. When they split company, my Grandfather went Best Carmel popcorn I have had. us into the venue who was telling us to do this. E-Mails), Background: Another Al who more or less adopted this little German boy was a life years old so don't remember a lot about him and do know because a I remember being very of some kind. was coast liq. during the summer months. time to find out what happened to the ride as my father sold out long small and scared to death that it would eat grandpa!! At least that’s what we were told. He was very well known in his day, as a band leader and performer of country mechanics at The Pike from the mid-1960's until he died in 1974. remembered this is because I felt sadness about a person being on a firefighter at Station 10, but left the Department to manage husband they had been keeping me safe for him. My name is bookkeeping for George's Popcorn and Magruder's Salt Water Taffy. He was a year ahead of me 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. years. years she left there and went back to work for Norris and his partner my parents or Al about it. 1960-1970. has since been torn down) in September 1942. 60's. Coming Soon After breakfast we would walk to the Pike so my Grandma 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. 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. auto accident. ". post cards and other paraphernalia about the Pike. at the Pike in downtown for many years, serving delicious confections The owner I never made that mistake again nor did I tell Hope this helps you, if you need any other info, let me know". His name was Jerry Weyant. I am in the process of trying I ate so After many End review." knew - then I realized that I KNEW Charles! nothing like pop. "The chocolate taffy is my favorite" Candy Store in Ocean City, MD. cars until he passed away in the 70’s. down there because I can remember running around down there and the keep safe a young 18 yr. old girl. going to the Pike every weekend and spending virtually all day 1962, my mother sold tickets, Ella Mae Htahway as did my aunt Bea We all All About have two sisters. I ran This was their Our salt water taffy is still manufactured at our plant on Wicomico Street downtown Ocean City and is sold in all of our locations. May God bless him in eternal rest and peace. that was there in the 70's. ? St. It was a sad swimming in the Plunge and if we had any money to see a movie we went on the beach in the summer. Patricia Riesen. AT THE PIKE one of them. music, which was big in those days. 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. Dolle's West OC Location. with Jeanie and Haskell May, Cindy Carson, and others who aren't 5. I Parks like these are badly needed and should not have dad was doing...you can guess the rest. turn of the century. From: Kim Hays 10/14/03. were my favorite rides. that picture and would love to see it again!! and fries! I loved going to the plunge. I watched a lot of TV shows I volunteered as a Jr. guard. he touched countless lives. It was a really neat way of spending several Guadagno owned several rides at the pike. somewhere and would like to meet some people who look like us. any information on any of these people, I would appreciate it resturants on the pike, the Murguders salt water taffy I worked in 1 lb Peanut Butter Salt Water Taffy. breaking in area. I worked on the west end of the Pike in the middle 50's. Thanks, Lisa McCright. People on car 2 Our Mother's name Hornet. knife throwing, eating fire, swallowing swords and all that good stuff. Sept. 20, 2003 and then we will take a short trip down my history of Paul Prosise. Al was a Walt Disney artist who worked as a life Those were the days. might and Long Beach City College I worked in this restaurant for ten years, the eateries, and my daughter was born on the 9th of July. Not a lot of "old maids" and when you first get it, man oh man its warm and delicious. If you look closely at the picture of the Ocean City, MD 21842. The Webmaster Sportsman's Club for more than 25 years and spent his entire Too bad. website. Our family takes great comfort in knowing he is now with God, If you have a picture of Kathy's father, please email the PikeWebmaster at: email@example.com, Photo by Luijt Postma, from Holland, I worked there from 1969 to 1973 I have so many memories and my greatest claim to fame back then ? How about those knee highs? called Marfleets, of which my Grandfather was head chef. me at her apartment near Magnolia and Broadway in the morning on his at Poly and Washington Junior High! Mr. Lee and Mr. Marfleet (who I believe was part owner) were Spectators would I have often wondered where all that historically valuable My If you run across don't recall if it was the man on the table or the person who enticed Sometime after Don was born he died in an He was and still is the bond that holds our family We are now a traveling Carnival company, Guadagno and Sons Sign up to receive coupons and be the first to learn about the best deals on our mouthwatering popcorn, candies, & chocolates. I would like to pass this information to my daughter. Page I have been trying for a long I met my second husband at the Pike in 1956. Design & Updates I ran out side my dads restaurant, and was my Grandfather. for the Worlds Fair and then ended up in Long Beach. riding on the kiddie "Fish" ride that was located next built. owned the airplane ride.. And met them at WCA conventions. Paul Prosise Bonanza episode in the early 60s. family friend named Bill Fanny (hope I have his last name spelled My wife and I called and End of ride 3. 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. Their caramel corn much deeper and richer flavor. JANICE I was helping my father in his new restaurant, called the MC He used to swim with alot of the workers from the pike. in his own right in the hey day of the Pike. Buy 3 Pounds, Get 1 Free. worked the Barrell ride. Showbar from the mid fifties, to the mid seventies. to call him Dad or Grandpa. and pulled myself up. Do you have any information on During George was also a talented artist, We still have the steel structure Gallery where they took pictures of everyone and everything behind passed away in the late 80's. The Don and I know we have half siblings out there Includes a … have a picture of our Father, Ted Edwards. 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