Jersey Shore History & Facts

Jersey Shore History & Facts

by Kevin Woyce

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Jersey Shore History & Facts by Kevin Woyce

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED...
...why is there an elephant-shaped building in Margate?
...who built a concrete ship, and why?
...how did Jersey Shore towns get names like Loveladies, Ship Bottom, and Rio Grande?
Inside JERSEY SHORE HISTORY & FACTS, you will find the answers to these questions, and many more. So join author and photographer Kevin Woyce for a breezy tour of our coastal history--from shipwrecks, pirates, and lighthouses to grand hotels, abandoned forts, and today's most popular boardwalks.
Illustrated throughout with original black & white photographs and historic images.
CONTENTS:
1. 127 Miles of Names
2. Wrecked!
3. Lighting the Way
4. Pirates, Privateers, and Rum Row
5. In Times of War
6. The Summer Capital
7. Getting There
8. Homes Away From Home
9. Tucker's Island Exit
10. Elephants on the Beach
11. The Wizard of Atlantic City?
12. Who is Tillie?
13. A Walk on the Boardwalk
14. Jersey Shore Odds & Ends

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781546410225
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/30/2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 973,327
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

KEVIN WOYCE is an author, photographer, and lecturer specializing in regional history. He lives in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

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