Ocean City, New Jersey: Volume 2 (Images of America Series) by Frank Esposito, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Ocean City, New Jersey: Volume 2 (Images of America Series)

Ocean City, New Jersey: Volume 2 (Images of America Series)

by Frank Esposito
     
 

Ocean City is among the nation’s most popular vacation destinations. Founded in 1879, it has evolved from a Christian-oriented summer resort to a year-round community that mirrors the many facets of America’s diversity. The area’s wide, sandy beaches and lively boardwalk continue to attract thousands of visitors each year. Ocean City, New Jersey

Overview


Ocean City is among the nation’s most popular vacation destinations. Founded in 1879, it has evolved from a Christian-oriented summer resort to a year-round community that mirrors the many facets of America’s diversity. The area’s wide, sandy beaches and lively boardwalk continue to attract thousands of visitors each year. Ocean City, New Jersey Volume II uncovers many more vintage photographs of the town’s seaside attractions and features rare scenes of the community, its politics, the impact of World War II, and the unusual events that have become the hallmark of parades and celebrations held here. From Martin Z. Mollusk to the Miss Miscellaneous Contest, Ocean City has had a long and animated history of offbeat traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738554594
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
06/05/2007
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,110,616
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Join authors Frank Esposito and his son Robert on an insightful journey back in time to discover the people and places of Ocean City’s early days. With a variety of images from the collection of the late Al Senior, this volume provides residents and visitors of all ages with a captivating account of a unique seaside community and its colorful past.

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