Rumson: Volume II

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Overview
In 1996, residents of Rumson greeted the publicationof a photographic history on their town with tremendous enthusiasm. For the first time, a visualrecord of the community's history was widely accessible, and many present and former residentsembraced this presentation. In this second volume of historic Rumson images, author Randall Gabrielan reaches for both depth and breadth in his portrayal of this multi-faceted town. Rumson Road, which maintains its century-long stature as one of the best-known country drives in America, is portrayed vividly in all its gilded elegance. Two of Rumson's great estates—Borden's and Rohallion—are closely examined in separate chapters. In addition, however, Gabrielan presents the other faces of Rumson, from the historic port of Black Point to aspects of everyday village life, in thoughtful detail.
Details
ISBN: 9780738564166
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
Randall Gabrielan is the author of numerous Monmouth County books in the Images of America series. His commitment to the documentation of local history is outstanding, and his research in this field has been significant. Residents and visitors alike will find Rumson Volume II both entertaining and informative, and future generations will cherish the author's achievement.
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