Eastern Poconos, Pennsylvania: Delaware Water Gap to Bushkill (Images of America Series)

Eastern Poconos, Pennsylvania: Delaware Water Gap to Bushkill (Images of America Series)

by Marie J. Summa, Frank D. Summa, Arthur Garris
     
 

Eastern Poconos: Delaware Water Gap to Bushkill provides a visual history of one of the most picturesque areas of the Northeast. With rare insight, a vast amount of knowledge, and a great deal of research, the evolution of the region from the arrival of the first European settlers through

the golden age of tourism and beyond is depicted. Grand old hotels and

Overview


Eastern Poconos: Delaware Water Gap to Bushkill provides a visual history of one of the most picturesque areas of the Northeast. With rare insight, a vast amount of knowledge, and a great deal of research, the evolution of the region from the arrival of the first European settlers through

the golden age of tourism and beyond is depicted. Grand old hotels and modest boardinghouses that have long since

disappeared are featured, along with spectacular scenery. Also showcased are images of ordinary and extraordinary people, from farmers who tilled the land to celebrities whose meteoric rise to stardom began in the summer stock theaters and resorts of this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738538488
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/15/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,324,431
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Marie J. Summa and Frank D. Summa, authors of The

Stroudsburgs in the Poconos and Historic Easton, join with

Arthur Garris Jr. to display a treasure trove of photographs

and a wealth of information. The authors are members of

the Monroe County Historical Association, Bushkill Historical Society, and Pike County Historical Society. They also are natives of the Eastern Poconos and have thus witnessed the remarkable change the region has undergone within the past

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