The Wildwoods, New Jersey: 1920-1970 (Postcard History Series)

The Wildwoods, New Jersey: 1920-1970 (Postcard History Series)

by Vincent Martino
     
 


The Wildwoods: 19201970 follows a path of progress and preservation in a beach community situated along the Atlantic Ocean in historic Cape May County. Starting out in the 1920s, vintage postcards illustrate this shore town's transformation from a sleepy seaside resort into a summer vacation hot spot. Look through a window into the past and see Zaberer's… See more details below

Overview


The Wildwoods: 19201970 follows a path of progress and preservation in a beach community situated along the Atlantic Ocean in historic Cape May County. Starting out in the 1920s, vintage postcards illustrate this shore town's transformation from a sleepy seaside resort into a summer vacation hot spot. Look through a window into the past and see Zaberer's Restaurant in North Wildwood, the Starlight Ballroom on the boardwalk, and the Wingate Motel in the center of Wildwood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738550039
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
06/27/2007
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
496,003
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Vincent Martino Jr. spent many summers in Wildwood during his youth. He is the author of two books about Phoenixville, in the Images of America and Then & Now series, and Northern Chester County, in the Postcard History Series. His knowledge of the area's rich history has been cultivated through several years of study and research. He has spent decades acquiring postcards and photographs, en route to assembling an archive befitting any local historian.

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