After Success of “Vanishing Ocean City”, author releases “Ghosts in the Surf” with many memories of fishing in OCView Full Article
Mann Set to Release Second Ocean City History BookView Full Article
Author Donates Books to Schools
Local author Hunter “Bunk” Mann visited Berlin Intermediate School last Friday to donate copies of his books to several schools in Worcester County.View Full Article
Sand, water & history: A look at OC through the years
Before condos, amusements rides, the Boardwalk, the much photographed Ocean Gallery and the now famous Inlet, there was a desolate place of sand dunes, mosquitoes, flies, horse-drawn wagons and one wooden building serving as inn to fishermen and hunters, in a place some called “The Ladies Resort to the Ocean.”View Full Article
Mann’s ‘Vanishing Ocean City’ A Labor Of Love Detailing OC’s Rich History
Eastern Shore native Hunter “Bunk” Mann has seen Ocean City change drastically just in his lifetime, prompting him to take a long look at the resort’s storied history. In his book, “Vanishing Ocean City,” Mann attempts to preserve that history from Ocean City’s start in the 1870s through today with the use of more than 500 photographs and 170-plus interviews.View Full Article
Bunk Mann’s important book about OC’s history
If Hunter “Bunk” Mann ever had it to do over again, he probably would have been a historian or a university history teacher.
History is my “hobby,” and on Monday evening I enjoyed talking to the Ocean Pines resident about his soon-to-be released book “Vanishing Ocean City.”View Full Article
Ghosts in the Surf: Bunk Mann & Old Ocean City
From the moment of its founding a few years after the Civil War, the Ocean City most people long remember from their childhoods has been slipping away.
Chain hotels have steadily replaced wooden guest houses with front porches; buses the size of those in Baltimore now ferry tourists from the Delaware line to the inlet; and while many cherished old faithful eateries remain, a new sub shop or crab shack opens every year…View Full Article