New Providence examines the community’s history from the beginning of photography to the 1970s. With images from the New Providence Historical Society as well as personal collections, authors and local historians Joan Gonczlik and Jane Coddington explore times gone by in this New Jersey borough as well as the neighboring communities of Summit and Berkeley Heights. In this marvelous new volume, some readers will discover while others will remember the many changes New Providence has faced in the past. View the progress and development in schools, housing, businesses, churches, sports, and transportation. Discover the long vistas and unpaved roads of yesteryear forgotten in the bustling built-up borough of today.
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An exquisite collection of images matched with thoroughly researched and informative caption text makes New Providence a delight for readers of all ages; it is sure to entertain resident and visitor alike. Joan Gonczlik and Jane Coddington have created a lasting tribute to a unique American community and the people who shaped its history.