‘Whatever Happened To’ these iconic South Shore companies and places?

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Since The Patriot Ledger newsroom closed in mid-April 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, we haven’t had immediate access to the archives we use to compile the nostalgic feature, Whatever Happened To:

For those who enjoyed the feature and miss it, click on the links below for a walk down memory lane.

Hugo's Lighthouse in Cohasset Harbor closed in 1990.
Hugo's Lighthouse in Cohasset Harbor closed in 1990.

Whatever Happened To: Hugo's Lighthouse — June 27, 2018

Whatever Happened To: Weymouth's Kramer's Hayloft — Aug. 22, 2018

Whatever Happened To: Quincy's Winfield House — June 19, 2018

Whatever Happened To: Remick's department store — March 14, 2018

Whatever Happened To: Quincy's Raytheon factory — Sept. 24, 2019

Reopening celebration at Howdy Beef n' Burger in 1976. From left, state Sen. Arthur Tobin, district sales manager Bill Daly, Mel Weman and his wife, and manager Tom Leone.
Reopening celebration at Howdy Beef n' Burger in 1976. From left, state Sen. Arthur Tobin, district sales manager Bill Daly, Mel Weman and his wife, and manager Tom Leone.

Whatever Happened To: Howdy! Beef n' Burger — May 15, 2019

Whatever Happened To: Abington's Griffin's Dairy Farm — Sept. 5, 2018

Whatever Happened To: Randy Boat-Shus — April 2, 2018

Whatever Happened To: Boston Whaler — Jan. 23, 2018

Whatever Happened To: Hingham’s alms house — Feb. 7, 2017

Boston Whaler's Rockland plant closed in 1993.
Boston Whaler's Rockland plant closed in 1993.

More ‘Whatever Happened To': Do you remember these iconic South Shore places and people?

Music and more: Memories live on as Quincy's Beachcomber building comes down

End of an era: Closure of New York Howard Johnson's marks the end for Quincy chain

The Patriot Ledger's Summer of Nostalgia series

In the summer of 2020, the Patriot Ledger's "Summer of Nostalgia" series captured days gone by on the South Shore. Here's a look back at the stories that appeared in that series.

Local flavor: That time when Howard Johnson's was everywhere

Off to the races: That time when horse racing was a sure bet at Marshfield Fair

A summer destination: That time when The Tent was the place to party in Marina Bay

Curtain call: That time when Plymouth was the hub of summer stock theater

Taking flight: That time when all eyes were on the sky in Weymouth

Vintage venue: Seeing the stars perform at the Music Circus was a quintessential rite of summer

Along for the ride: A trip back to the 'Playground of New England'

Memory lane: The old road to the Cape: 'It was sort of like Route 66'

Reel relic: Drive-in movies were once a summer staple on the South Shore

This article originally appeared on The Patriot Ledger: Whatever Happened To Hugo's Lighthouse, Boston Whaler and others