Posts Tagged ‘Part 2: the Clarendon Hotel saga’

By Kathy Arlt, Contributing Writer  @Blogfinger

Well, here it is, in all its glory, sometime between 1877 and 1900—one of the oldest hotels in Ocean Grove: The Clarendon.

And this, sadly, is what happened to it on December 5, 1934:

The building on the left side of that second photograph (a partial double exposure, by the way) is still standing. If you start at Main Avenue and walk north on Pilgrim Pathway, you’ll see it—and the business that began operating there in 1936—on your left. And then you’ll see what now exists at the site of the beautiful “old Clarendon building.”

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