Since the development of photography in the mid-nineteenth century, the camera has been used as a tool of both discovery and preservation. Photographs bring alive our picture of the past and can open a floodgate of memories and nostalgia or inspire curiosity and a sense of history. Collected in this intriguing visual history are over 200 photographs which take us on a journey around the neighborhoods of Middletown Township, New Jersey. The history of Middletown Township may not be unusual, but its people and places are singular and well-portrayed here. Around the familiar landmarks of a neighborhoodhomes and churches; schools and storeswe see all the elements of daily life as it was played out over a century of change.
|Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing SC|
|Series:||Images of America Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Randall Gabrielan, president of the Middletown Township Historical Society, has taken an active role in preserving and documenting the history of Middletown Township and Monmouth County. With this book he has created a fascinating journey into the past that will appeal to those interested in local history, and to those who simply enjoy a trip down memory lane.