History of MR Ducks
Once upon at time before all the crowds on the beach and all the bright lights on the streets, sometime in the early 1930s. This was a time when Ocean City had one place where the fisherman could dock and have their boats pulled for service. One evening after a long hot summer day, a few hardworking fishermen tied their boats up and were walking down the dock.
One man said to the other, “I could really enjoy a cold beer right now”. The other man replied “Me too”. And the third man said, "Wouldn’t it be great if there was a bar right here”. There it was the “Great Idea” a bar on the dock, right over the water. The three men talked about the idea the rest of the night. The next day the idea was lost, until 1982 when Mr. Lewis purchased that same property where those three men stood. He built the bar right on the dock, over the water just like the men wanted.
Now, he needed a name for this new bar. He had some good ideas, but this was going to be a special place and it needed a name to fit. Mr. Lewis remembered when he was a young man duck hunting with some good old boys from Worcester County. They were sitting in a Duck Blind when one man jumped up with his gun and said with a heavy eastern shore accent, “M. R. Ducks”. The other guy said, “M. R. Not” The first man replied, “O.S.A.R. C.M. Wangs”. The second man said, “ L.I.B. M. R. Ducks”. Then they all shot, Bang, Bang, Bang. What a great day the three men got their limit and had a delicious feast at the hunting lodge. As he remembered the story, M. R. Ducks kept ringing in his head. He thought what a great name for hi