Rehoboth’s Hotel Bellhaven as it appeared in 1913

April 30, 2019

The Papajohn Family in Rehoboth Beach has proposed construction of a new four-story hotel at its property on the south corner of Rehoboth Avenue and the Boardwalk. This postcard from 1913 shows the Bellhaven as it appeared at the same location more than 105 years ago.

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