Sepia Saturday challenges bloggers to share family history through old photographs.
This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt is circus wagons, one of which advertises birds, beasts, and reptiles. Oh my!
Whether my ancestors anticipated the circus coming to town is a mystery as there is no photo to document such an occasion. But judging by the number of photos taken at Ocean View, it is likely they caravanned to the beach every summer.
The photo album belonging to my great aunt Helen Killeen Parker is a record of the beauty of an unspoiled beach pre-1920, the zany antics of flappers and sheiks, and the pure joy of youth.
Among the memories captured in sepia are
Join the caravan and travel over to Sepia Saturday where a virtual menagerie promises to amaze and delight.