64 years ago today, (6/19/1949) Pilot readers were once again reminded that it’s time to take advantage of our beautiful beaches. The attached photo ran with the following caption:On the Sunny side of the beach – Dare County has its attractions, so has Nags Head as is evidenced by these four lovelies who loll on the beach soaking up some of the ultra-violet after a dip in the ocean. Left to right are Chris White, Betty H. hanks, Margaline M. Thomas and Pat Palmer.Photo by Virginian-Pilot Staff photographer.

64 years ago today, (6/19/1949) Pilot readers were once again reminded that it’s time to take advantage of our beautiful beaches. The attached photo ran with the following caption:

On the Sunny side of the beach – Dare County has its attractions, so has Nags Head as is evidenced by these four lovelies who loll on the beach soaking up some of the ultra-violet after a dip in the ocean. Left to right are Chris White, Betty H. hanks, Margaline M. Thomas and Pat Palmer.

Photo by Virginian-Pilot Staff photographer.

Classic longboard surf shots from 1960s Virginia Beach
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From the Virginian-Pilot photo morgue.
The back of the photo above reads: Lifeguard and bathing beauties at Virginia Beach cir 1920s.

From the Virginian-Pilot photo morgue.

The back of the photo above reads: Lifeguard and bathing beauties at Virginia Beach cir 1920s.

Miss Maria Chadwick of Norfolk VA. at the Cavalier Beach Club in Virginia Beach. June 1933.  Photo by H.D. Vollmer of the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch.

Miss Maria Chadwick of Norfolk VA. at the Cavalier Beach Club in Virginia Beach. June 1933.  Photo by H.D. Vollmer of the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch.

Norfolk Society Girls modeling the latest in beach wear - just before the hurricane of ‘33 at the Cavalier Beach Club at Virginia Beach. L to R - Miss Maria Chadwick, Miss Nancy Carroll, Miss Katherine Northern, Miss Caroline Cunningham, Miss Beth Powell, Miss Dorothy Northern - June 1933. -Norfolk Ledger Dispatch - 

Norfolk Society Girls modeling the latest in beach wear - just before the hurricane of ‘33 at the Cavalier Beach Club at Virginia Beach. L to R - Miss Maria Chadwick, Miss Nancy Carroll, Miss Katherine Northern, Miss Caroline Cunningham, Miss Beth Powell, Miss Dorothy Northern - June 1933. -Norfolk Ledger Dispatch -