For over a century — ever since it became a public beach — Compo has been a center of local life.
Of course, fashions change. Mary Gai provides this look at what the well-dressed Westporter once wore.
Compare it to today:
Hah! I fooled you!
That’s not a photo from yesterday. It’s from 50 years ago.
Sure, we’ve got social distancing. We knocked down some bathhouses, and removed the rocks.
But to generations of Westporters, Compo Beach truly is timeless.