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The Pocahontas Pavilion at the Virginia Beach oceanfront, shown in 1924.

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Rendering of the new Princess Anne Hotel in the local newspaper in 1915, to replace the hotel destroyed by fire in 1907. This hotel was never built.

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Cottage line, Virginia Beach, ca 1920, Twenty-Fifth and Twenty-Fourth Streets. House on right is the cottage built by Norfolk businessman J. C. Tait in 1906. Beyond is the Breakers Hotel, with the 1903 Life-Saving Station.

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Vacationers at the beach in Virginia Beach on an unspecified date.

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Picture postcard featuring activity on the Virginia Beach boardwalk, 1909.

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Mayflower Apartments under construction, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 1950. Tallest apartment building in Virginia when it opened in 1951.

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Arlington Hotel, located on the right in the photograph, in 1911.

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"Ask anybody anywhere anything about the Arlington" on side of building, Virginia Beach, 1911.

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Guests gathered on the porch of the Ferebee Hotel on Fourteenth Street, Virginia Beach.

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Coastal artillery drill, Ft. Story, May 17, 1929.

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Railway gun emplacement, Fort Story, Virginia, World War II.

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Amphibious training with landing craft at Ft. Story, Virginia.

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Men in uniform stand at attention during a railway gun demonstration in Fort Story, Virginia in the 1940s.

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Soldiers inside several DUKW vehicles on the beach, likely in Fort Story, Virginia.

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Soliders aboard what appears to be a DUKW on a sand dune likely at Fort Story, Virginia.

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Men standing at a logging operation in the Cape Henry "Desert" sometime in the early twentieth century.

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DUKW towing another DUKW on the beach at Fort Story, Virginia.

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Men in uniform and other pilgrims gather at the Landing Cross site for the annual Care Henry Pilgrimage on April 26, 1945. During the early years of World War II, the annual pilgrimage had been transferred to local churches in Virginia Beach and…

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Attendees gather at the cross next to the Cape Henry Lighthouse for the annual Cape Henry Pilgrimage in 1926.

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An outdoor flea market, which was introduced by the Women of Wesleyan as a fundraising initiative for Virginia Wesleyan College. The Twin Drive-In Theatre is the likely location of the flea market in this photograph. and was used through the 1970s.…
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