Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History Series)

Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History Series)

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by Wayne T. Bell, Christopher M. Flynn
     
 

Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards explores the history of one of America's first planned Victorian communities and one of the most successful camp meetings ever founded. It chronicles the story of this unique Jersey Shore community, using postcards that bear not only rare pictures but also fascinating messages. Thus, the book sheds light on both the place and the

Overview


Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards explores the history of one of America's first planned Victorian communities and one of the most successful camp meetings ever founded. It chronicles the story of this unique Jersey Shore community, using postcards that bear not only rare pictures but also fascinating messages. Thus, the book sheds light on both the place and the vacationers who came here by the tens of thousands. For more than one hundred thirty-five years, people have journeyed to Ocean Grove, seeking both the religious and the secular.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738535012
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,207,828
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author


Ocean Grove residents Wayne T. Bell and Christopher M. Flynn are two of the community's prominent historians. Bell is the author of the first Arcadia book on Ocean Grove, and Flynn is a writer who specializes in carousel history. Their love of the town and their knowledge of camp meetings, resorts, and popular amusements combine to give Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards a lively and timeless spirit.

Ocean Grove residents Wayne T. Bell and Christopher M. Flynn are two of the community's prominent historians. Bell is the author of the first Arcadia book on Ocean Grove, and Flynn is a writer who specializes in carousel history. Their love of the town and their knowledge of camp meetings, resorts, and popular amusements combine to give Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards a lively and timeless spirit.

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Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for anyone who has been down at the Jersey Shore. It is full of history and was a pleasure to read. Mr. Flynn and Mr. Bell are very talented writers and seem to get the inside scoop on the history where few others can.