Overview

It is not enough to say that Edgewater is unique. Nestled on a strip of land between the Hudson River and the base of the Palisades, Edgewater is an anomaly; its geography has made it all but an island with only four roads connecting it to the contiguous municipalities. With stunning photographs, Edgewater follows the development of the community from a day-trip vacation destination for residents of nearby Manhattan, through its industrial years of the early 1900s, toits rebirth...
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Edgewater

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Overview

It is not enough to say that Edgewater is unique. Nestled on a strip of land between the Hudson River and the base of the Palisades, Edgewater is an anomaly; its geography has made it all but an island with only four roads connecting it to the contiguous municipalities. With stunning photographs, Edgewater follows the development of the community from a day-trip vacation destination for residents of nearby Manhattan, through its industrial years of the early 1900s, toits rebirth as a residential suburb.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439613085
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 58 MB
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Meet the Author

Sandra Wallus Sammons is the author of five historical biographies. Jo Anne Sikes is the author of a biography of the founders of Edgewater and is EdgewaterâÂ?™s historian. Both are members of the Southeast Volusia Historical Society and are on the board of the Friends of the Edgewater Library.

Sandra Wallus Sammons is the author of five historical

biographies. Jo Anne Sikes is the author of a biography of

the founders of Edgewater and is EdgewaterâÂ?™s historian.

Both are members of the Southeast Volusia Historical

Society and are on the board of the Friends of the

Edgewater Library.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Introduction 7
1 New England Village 9
2 Hotels and Boarding Houses 23
3 On Deep Water Navigation 37
4 Land High and Dry 53
5 Location Healthy 69
6 Prices Reasonable 83
7 Town Regularly Laid Out 99
8 School of 30 Pupils 111
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