Talisman 1960
Talisman 1960

1960. Talisman. Founded in 1960 as a jet set resort Talisman lost it’s buzz and lease in 1962. Located 3,000 feet east from the Pines dock. Flags of 20 nations flew dockside, a ready welcome to it’s international clientele. The original brochure announced that “club privliges will be granted to the chiefs of mission of the UN and their families. The atmosphere was summed up by a veteran as “Pucci simple, and all you needed was a Pucci in a Gucci and a benzedrine. Legend has it that the dance “the twist” was introduced here. A long ago haven where everyone relaxed in 20 languages in a magnificent setting with no hamptonized rules. It was turned into a Park service domicile by FINS. If you hear the strains of a samba beat in the distance, it is the memories of Talisman…

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