Long Branch: People and Places

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Long Branch's rich and varied past makes it one of Monmouth County's most important historic places. Although much of the physical evidence of its earlier days is gone, historian Randall Gabrielan has gathered a collection of images that vividlyrepresent the New Jersey city that became a mecca for presidents, financiers, and gamblers. In Long Branch People and Places, tour stately summer homes, visit hotels of the gilded age, and behold Long Branch's famed Ocean Pier—widely considered a 19th-century engineering marvel. Through this collection of more than 200 photographs, discover how Long Branch developed into a significant resort in the 1800s, and gain insight into its business power, educational life, and spiritual being.
ISBN: 9780738564425
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Randall Gabrielan is a Monmouth County historian and the author of many popular books in the Images of America series. His enthusiasm for local history and its relationship to current affairs is evident on every page.
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