Long Branch People and Places, New Jersey (Images Of America Series)

Long Branch People and Places, New Jersey (Images Of America Series)

by Randall Gabrielan
     
 


Long Branch's rich and varied past makes it one of Monmouth County's most important historic places. Although much of the physical evidence of its earlier days is gone, historian Randall Gabrielan has gathered a collection of images that vividly represent the New Jersey city that became a mecca for presidents, financiers, and gamblers. In Long Branch People and… See more details below

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Long Branch's rich and varied past makes it one of Monmouth County's most important historic places. Although much of the physical evidence of its earlier days is gone, historian Randall Gabrielan has gathered a collection of images that vividly represent the New Jersey city that became a mecca for presidents, financiers, and gamblers. In Long Branch People and Places, tour stately summer homes, visit hotels of the gilded age, and behold Long Branch's famed Ocean Pier--widely considered a 19th-century engineering marvel. Through this collection of more than 200 photographs, discover how Long Branch developed into a significant resort in the 1800s, and gain insight into its business power, educational life, and spiritual being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738564425
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,332,317
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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