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Newburgh, New York: The Heart of the City (Images of America Series)
     

Newburgh, New York: The Heart of the City (Images of America Series)

by Patricia A. Favata
 

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Newburgh: The Heart of the City focuses on one of the widest thoroughfares in the Northeast, Broadway, the main street in Newburgh, measuring one hundred thirty-two feet across. Known as "the heart of the city," Broadway was the activity center in the twentieth century. It was lined with government offices, commercial and business enterprises, schools,

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Newburgh: The Heart of the City focuses on one of the widest thoroughfares in the Northeast, Broadway, the main street in Newburgh, measuring one hundred thirty-two feet across. Known as "the heart of the city," Broadway was the activity center in the twentieth century. It was lined with government offices, commercial and business enterprises, schools, churches, restaurants, firehouses, farms, fortune-tellers, and entertainment and recreational establishments. Broadway was not only the street of everyman but also the street of presidents, playing host to both Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738535937
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,237,227
Product dimensions:
6.55(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Patricia A. Favata is the librarian and archivist at the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands in Newburgh. A retired academic librarian, she also has authored a history text and has written extensively on Newburgh and its environs.

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