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Long Branch, New Jersey (Images of America Series)

Long Branch, New Jersey (Images of America Series)

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by Paul Sniffen
     
 

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Long Branch is one of the greatest nineteenth-century

American cities. For decades it was the premier summer resort in the Northeast, and a list of visitors to the area reads like a Who's Who of the nineteenth century: Presidents Arthur, Garfield, Grant, Hayes, Harrison, McKinley, and Wilson all vacationed here, as well as Diamond Jim Brady, Lillian Russell,

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Long Branch is one of the greatest nineteenth-century

American cities. For decades it was the premier summer resort in the Northeast, and a list of visitors to the area reads like a Who's Who of the nineteenth century: Presidents Arthur, Garfield, Grant, Hayes, Harrison, McKinley, and Wilson all vacationed here, as well as Diamond Jim Brady, Lillian Russell, General Winfield Scott, Henry Ward Beecher, "Buffalo" Bill Cody, Horace Greeley, and General George Meade. Leaders in fashion, finance, theater, politics, and the military flocked to Long Branch by the hundreds because of its tremendous natural beauty, Victorian mansions and hotels, and proximity to New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738563367
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,131,966
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Local photographer and historian Paul Sniffen has gathered a wealth of images, many of which have never before been published, to create a fascinating and informative pictorial history. The photographs of family businesses, Victorian mansions, casinos, steamships, hotels, and cottages, combined with images of residents and visitors working and playing, will lead you back in time to the most majestic era in the history of

Long Branch. It is a journey worth making, and one that you will never forget.

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