Today, you visit the town of Chesapeake Beach in the U.S. state of Maryland, and you see a town on the west coast of the Chesapeake Bay. As a suburb of Washington D.C., people come here to do some fine dining with the view of the bay.
That was not always the case.
It was the late nineteenth century. A group of men wanted to build a resort town on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay where the people of Washington D.C. could escape the big city. The resort featured a beach, a roller coaster, a carousel, a band shell, a casino, and a hotel. At the time, not as many people owned automobiles so getting people…
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