The mission of the Ocean View Historical Society is to preserve, interpret and collect the history of Ocean View and the surrounding Baltimore Hundred area, sharing our past with all communities that comprise the Ocean View area, visitors, and locals; thereby building an identity that will enable us to wisely approach the challenges the future will bring to Delaware’s coastal towns.

Goals & Objectives

Sustained by the members, volunteers and supported by the generosity of local communities the Ocean View Historical Society strives to achieve goals to:

  • Develop and operate a center/museum for a variety of community educational activities and displays of artifacts.
  • Collect, preserve and interpret a collection of local history artifacts and records.
  • Promote community events of historical significance with the public.
  • Encourage the preservation and restoration of local historical assets.

Historical Complex Study Guide

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