This book chronicles the battle for the historic preservation of the King Bowstring Bridge in Newfield, New York, built in 1873 by Zenas King. King is known as one of the most prolific iron bridge... More > builders of the 19th century. While once there were 10,000 King iron bridges across the country, now only hundreds remain. Organizing amateur and professional preservationist across the US, Karen Van Etten managed to save the beautiful, disintegrating bridge, which 100 years before had joined this once thriving agricultural community together.< Less
This book combines all three volumes (Atlantic Coast, Delaware River Valley & Metropolitan Northeast) covering the history of streetcars in New Jersey, from horsecar railways to the electric... More > trolley age that rapidly spread throughout the state.
This volume covers Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Cumberland, Salem, Camden, Gloucester, Burlington, Mercer, Hunterdon, Warren, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Bergen, Somerset, Middlesex, Union and Morris Counties including Public Service.
There are more than 340 photographs and complete rosters for all companies that operated in the State of New Jersey.< Less
Much has been written in recent years concerning the rise and fall of the noble order of knighthood know to history as The Knights Templar. Many of the modern works have been of a speculative nature... More > and occasionally so close to works of fiction as to blur the borders. What is needed and often requested by modern day adherents of Templarism is a book that will provide a brief overview of historical fact devoid of the many theories and suppositions that seem to be the providence of these more recent works.
"The Knights Templar: A Factual History" is such a book. Relying on the works of actual Templar Historians of the past and present, this book is a collection of short essays by Charles G. Addison, Henry D. Funk, Henry Hart Milman and F. C. Woodhouse, who offer their accounts of the formation, suppression and trials of the order, which began in Palestine in 1118 and was suppressed in 1307.< Less