History of Westbury, Long Island

History of Westbury, Long Island

by Richard Panchyk

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596292130
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Pages: 158
Sales rank: 662,356
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Richard Panchyk holds a master’s in anthropology from the University of Massachusetts. He is the author of numerous books for young adult readers, having written Engineering the City, Our Supreme Court, and several titles for the For Kids series, including Archaeology for Kids, World War II for Kids, Galileo for Kids, and Franklin D. Roosevelt for Kids.

Table of Contents


Foreword     7
Preface     9
Acknowledgements     11
Quaker Beginnings     13
From Farms to Suburbs     33
A Westbury Education     55
Trees, Flowers and Hicks Nurseries     61
From Horses to Airplanes     71
Post Avenue-The Heart of Westbury     105
Religion in Westbury     129
Westbury Today: Old Meets New     139
Appendix     153
Bibliography     157

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