Authors Frank J. and Robert J. Esposito--father and son--have worked together to produce an exciting and lively trip into the past of this dynamic seashore community. Residents and visitors alike will surely cherish their enthusiasm and expertise for years to come.
Ocean City, New Jerseyby Frank J. Esposito, Robert J. Esposito
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Ocean City, which calls itself "America's Greatest Family Resort," is today best known for its wide, clean beaches and a yearly bayfront celebration called the "Night in Venice." Founded in 1879 as a Christian seaside resort, the island community still maintains some of its early traditions including prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages--while striving to continue its long-standing reputation as a family-oriented resort. This remarkable new photographic history features such historic sites as the home of the town's first
resident and famous old-time restaurants like Chris', Hogate's, and Watson's. Several rare pictures of the shipwrecked Sindia and its cargo are also included, as well as photographs of Ocean City's most well-known citizens, Princess Grace Kelly and author Gay Talese.
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