Carolina Beach, North Carolina (Postcard History Series)

Carolina Beach, North Carolina (Postcard History Series)

by Elaine Blackmon Henson
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Carolina Beach, North Carolina (Postcard History Series) by Elaine Blackmon Henson

Carolina Beach, North Carolina, has been a destination for beachgoers, boaters, and fishermen since the 1880s. Visitors came first by the combination of river steamers and a train and later by automobiles to seek respite from the summer's heat and the daily grind. This book shares the history of this seaside community through the postcards its visitors sent home. From the early handcolored cards printed in Germany to the modern chrome cards of today, we see the people and places of Carolina Beach.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738544236
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 06/20/2007
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,241,253
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Elaine Blackmon Henson grew up in nearby Wilmington and has loved going to the beach all of her life. A career educator, she and her husband bought a 1940s cottage at Carolina Beach as a summer rental. In searching for vintage pictures to use in the cottage, she began collecting old postcards, and curiosity about the history of the images in those cards led to this book.

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina (Postcard History Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got to learn about hurricans and tell my parents about them when we go there April 3!!