Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards

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Overview
Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards explores the history of one of America's first planned Victorian communities and one of the most successful camp meetings ever founded. It chronicles the story of this unique Jersey Shore community, using postcards that bear not only rare pictures but also fascinating messages. Thus, the book sheds light on both the place and the vacationers who came here by the tens of thousands. For more than one hundred thirty-five years, people have journeyed to Ocean Grove, seeking both the religious and the secular.
Details
ISBN: 9780738535012
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: New Jersey
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Ocean Grove residents Wayne T. Bell and Christopher M. Flynn are two of the community's prominent historians. Bell is the author of the first Arcadia book on Ocean Grove, and Flynn is a writer who specializes in carousel history. Their love of the town and their knowledge of camp meetings, resorts, and popular amusements combine to give Ocean Grove in Vintage Postcards a lively and timeless spirit.