Long Island's North Fork (Images of America Series)

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Boasting a verdant landscape and miles of silky white beaches, Long Island's North Fork remains a natural paradise. Escaping the urbanization that overspread much of Long Island in the early 1900s, the rural villages survived on farming, fishing, shipbuilding, and maritime trading. Loyal residents have preserved the North Fork's rich heritage and tranquil pace of life. Thus, agriculture still thrives and boats continue to cruise the crystal-clear waters.

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Overview


Boasting a verdant landscape and miles of silky white beaches, Long Island's North Fork remains a natural paradise. Escaping the urbanization that overspread much of Long Island in the early 1900s, the rural villages survived on farming, fishing, shipbuilding, and maritime trading. Loyal residents have preserved the North Fork's rich heritage and tranquil pace of life. Thus, agriculture still thrives and boats continue to cruise the crystal-clear waters.

Long Island's North Fork explores the past through the eyes of those who lived in the rustic countryside. It is a treasury of photographs, many taken by professionals, others from selected family albums and collections.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738513126
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 974,485
  • Product dimensions: 6.52 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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Author Maria Orlando Pietromonaco has assembled these stunning images and detailed narrative to tell the history of the North Fork. A freelance writer, she has served as both publisher and editor of North Fork Living, a weekly features magazine, and is an active member of the North Fork Environmental Council. Her family has resided on the North Fork since 1960.
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