1899 Video Is A Rare Glimpse Of What A Day At The Beach Was Like 122 Years Ago

It’s amazing to think that the places we visit, beaches we travel existed long before we did. The direction was the same, the land was the same; only the people and houses had changed.

Seeing this rare late-nineteenth-century video makes you think. It’s so different and foreign to what we’re used to seeing nowadays. Everyone is dressed to the nines. All shaved and polished. It’s as if they’re about to go to a party. Instead, it’s just another day for them.


This is the era before smartphones and social media. A simpler times with simpler dreams they set off on vacations. Watch the full video here:

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