Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant

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by Jerry A. Woolley
     
 

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Since the development of photography in the midnineteenth century, the camera has been used as a tool of both discovery and preservation. Photographs bring alive our image of the past, and can open a floodgate of memories and nostalgia or inspire curiosity and a sense of history. Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Beach have always been two of New Jersey’s most

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Since the development of photography in the midnineteenth century, the camera has been used as a tool of both discovery and preservation. Photographs bring alive our image of the past, and can open a floodgate of memories and nostalgia or inspire curiosity and a sense of history. Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Beach have always been two of New Jersey’s most dynamic coastal communities. The scenic beauty and simple charm of the area remains undisturbed today, and it is easy to see why it has been a popular tourist destination for more than two centuries. The last one hundred years have also seen the formation and development of several important industries in the region, including shipbuilding and commercial fishing. This combination of business and recreation, of modern industry and Old World charm, is why Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Beach remain two of the most vivacious and magnetic communities on the coast of New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439628898
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/12/2003
Series:
Images of America Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
65 MB
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Meet the Author

Jerry Woolley is a native of Point Pleasant Beach and president of the Point Pleasant Historical Society. In this fascinating selection of photographs, many of which have never been published, he captures some of the essence and energy of these thriving communities. The result is an intimate glimpse into their past that will delight resident and tourist alike.

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