Posts Tagged Oceanside

Oceanside Pier

The Oceanside Pier — 2005 This used to be a two-sack pier; that was what I learned one day while talking to a pier regular. The regular, a gentleman of a youthful 78 years of age, and one who fished about 350 days a year, told me the story: “Back in the thirties you needed [...]

Oceanside Pier — Through the Years

Oceanside Pier — 2008 Oceanside was founded in 1883. Just five years later, in 1888, the construction of Oceanside’s first wharf began at the foot of Couts Street (now Wisconsin Street). It was largely paid for by subscription, by pledges, by people hoping to make a buck. Promoters of the wharf felt Oceanside could rival [...]