Keyport: Volume II

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During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,the Keyport neighborhoods of Browns Point,Lockport, and Mechanicsville had distinct commercialand industrial districts that have all but disappearedtoday. Timothy E. Regan's new book on Keyport offersa glimpse into the lives of these early businesses andthe citizens who created them, along with a look at theremarkable architecture of this bayside town.This fascinating overview of life in Keyport from1860 through the 1970s also includes an in-depthlook at the men and machines of the Keyport FireDepartment, one of the oldest and proudest firedepartments in New Jersey. Dedicated civil servantslike the firemen have worked together with skilledtradespeople and entrepreneurs over the years to makeKeyport a wonderfully dynamic and vibrant place tolive, and Mr. Regan's book honors the commitment andthe memory of these people.
ISBN: 9780738564340
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Timothy E. Regan is a member of the Keyport Historical Society and a historian with the Keyport Fire Department. He is also the author of Keyport Volume I and New Brunswick in the Images of America book series. His first book on Keyport generated a tremendous response, and many images in this book were contributed by interested readers of that volume.
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