Jersey Shore History and Facts
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Have you ever wondered... why is there an elephant-shaped building on the beach in Margate? … who built a concrete ship, and why? … how did Jersey Shore towns get names like Loveladies,... More > Ship Bottom, and Rio Grande? Inside JERSEY SHORE HISTORY AND FACTS, you will find the answers to all of these questions, and many more. So join author and photographer Kevin Woyce for a breezy tour of NJ coastal history--from pirates, shipwrecks, and lighthouses to grand hotels, abandoned forts, and today's most popular boardwalk towns. Illustrated throughout with original black & white photographs and historic images.< Less
New Jersey State Parks: History and Facts
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Some of New Jersey's most exciting history can be found in our more than two dozen State Parks. Names such as Wawayanda and Hopatcong remind us of the Lenape, or "Original People." Historic... More > battlefields recall New Jersey's perilous years as "the crossroads of the American Revolution." Abandoned forges still speak of our first great industry, and we can trace the beginnings of our transportation network in the paths of the Morris and the Delaware and Raritan Canals. From the top of New Jersey's highest mountain to our last undeveloped beaches, discover the stories of our parks: who called them home in the past, what happened in and around them, and how they have been preserved for generations of visitors. Illustrated throughout with original black and white photographs of New Jersey's historic landmarks, parks, and scenic wonders.< Less
Niagara: The Falls and the River - an Illustrated History
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NIAGARA is an illustrated history of the Niagara River, from historic bridges and forts to modern-day parks and attractions. Discover how Niagara Falls and the Niagara Gorge formed, and how they have... More > changed over the years. Meet the Niagara River's explorers and settlers; the daredevils who risked their lives for fame or fortune; the businessmen who harnessed the Falls' power; and the conservationists and visionaries who saved the Falls for generations of visitors. Illustrated throughout, with original black & white photographs and historic images of Niagara's natural and manmade wonders.< Less
Liberty: An Illustrated History of America's Favorite Statue
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The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, after more than twenty years of planning, fund raising, and construction. LIBERTY is her story. Discover how she was built and what she... More > symbolizes. Meet some of the people involved in her creation, including sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, engineer Gustave Eiffel, architect Richard Morris Hunt, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. Explore her world, from nineteenth century Paris to twenty-first century New York. Illustrated throughout with original black and white photographs and historical images.< Less
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