Old Verona

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Overview
Have you ever wondered what Verona was like a century ago? Do you enjoy looking through boxes of memorabilia? If you answered yes to these questions, then you will be fascinated with Old Verona. This remarkable new photographic history focuses on the early years of the community and provides vivid images of a time long forgotten. Focusing on the early settlement of Verona andincluding information on the borough's schools, churches, industry, transportation, and historic homes, the photographs in this book primarily span the period from the 1870s to the 1920s. Old Verona contains little-known information about the borough, including captions relating to Verona Lake's genesis from a mill pond to a recreational hot spot and the railroad tunnel that was abandoned in the 1870s. With the turning of each page, you will journey back into an earlier time.
Details
ISBN: 9780738549224
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Author Robert L. Williams lives in Verona and has researched the borough's history as a lifelong pursuit. He has gathered many of the over two hundred photographs presented in this book from private collections never before shared with the public. Other selections have been made from the archives of the Verona Public Library, currently in long-term storage. The resulting collection serves as a timeless tribute to Verona, its people, and its rich heritage. It will hold both meaning and fascination for young and old alike.