Belmar, New Jersey (Images of America Series) by Karen L. Schnitzspahn, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Belmar, New Jersey (Images of America Series)

Belmar, New Jersey (Images of America Series)

by Karen L. Schnitzspahn
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


Belmar, a unique shore community formerly known as Ocean Beach, was settled around 1700 and has lured summer visitors from near and far for over one hundred years. The beach, boardwalk, Shark River, and Silver Lake were such popular and beloved attractions that many summer residents chose to make Belmar their permanent home. The Borough of Belmar was carefully

Overview


Belmar, a unique shore community formerly known as Ocean Beach, was settled around 1700 and has lured summer visitors from near and far for over one hundred years. The beach, boardwalk, Shark River, and Silver Lake were such popular and beloved attractions that many summer residents chose to make Belmar their permanent home. The Borough of Belmar was carefully laid out by developers so that most streets run between the Atlantic Ocean and Shark River, capitalizing on the cool breezes and scenic

views of this area. In the early days there were

numerous luxurious hotels, many of which are pictured in this new pictorial history along with

nostalgic images of swimming, boating, and fishing in the early years of this century. Also featured are vintage photographs of Belmar's Main Street shops, restaurants, and community celebrations, which together present a lively view of Belmar's history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738564593
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/01/2009
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
732,416
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author


Author Karen L. Schnitzspahn is an area historian who has authored three other books

and is a frequent contributor to the Asbury Park Press. Her interest in photography and her knowledge of local history are evident in this work, which will surely be treasured by generations to come.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >