On Lake Worth

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With over 200 fascinating photographs, On Lake Worth illustrates the rich history of the city from its beginning. See its growth from a small settlement around Lake Worth, named for Major General William Jenkins Worth, to a bustling community alive with energy. Join author Beverly Mustaine on a fascinatingphotographic tour that chronicles the community's past. Discover the city's story, from the earlypioneers and their initial movement to the area toHenry Flagler and his dream of turning Palm Beachinto a great winter resort. Included are rare photos,most of which are previously unpublished, whichhighlight significant events throughout the area'shistory. Images of Flagler's hotels in the early pioneer days, the 1928 hurricane that devastated the area, and scenes of World War II, as seen from the shores of Lake Worth, are revealed in this collection.
ISBN: 9780738500553
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Florida
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Beverly Mustaine is a professional artist/designer and the curator and historian of the Museum of the City of Lake Worth. A native of Florida, she is actively involved in the preservation of her community's past.
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