Eastern Poconos: Delaware Water Gap to Bushkill

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Eastern Poconos: Delaware Water Gap to Bushkill provides a visual history of one of the most picturesque areas of the Northeast. With rare insight, a vast amount of knowledge, and a great deal of research, the evolution of the region from the arrival of the first European settlers throughthe golden age of tourism and beyond is depicted. Grand old hotels and modest boardinghouses that have long sincedisappeared are featured, along with spectacular scenery. Also showcased are images of ordinary and extraordinary people, from farmers who tilled the land to celebrities whose meteoric rise to stardom began in the summer stock theaters and resorts of this area.
ISBN: 9780738538488
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Pennsylvania
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Marie J. Summa and Frank D. Summa, authors of The Stroudsburgs in the Poconos and Historic Easton, join with Arthur Garris Jr. to display a treasure trove of photographs and a wealth of information. The authors are members of the Monroe County Historical Association, Bushkill Historical Society, and Pike County Historical Society. They also are natives of the Eastern Poconos and have thus witnessed the remarkable change the region has undergone within the past
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