Seaside Heights

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Seaside Heights tells the history of a timeless seashore resort community located on a barrier island nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay. The 224-acre town was settled by residents of Philadelphia and Camden, who purchased white-sand lots to escape city life for the brisk ocean breezes and tranquility that Seaside Heights offered prior to World War II. Seaside Heights uses the scenes captured in vintage postcards, some of them very rare, as a study of the changes that have occurred in the town since its incorporation in 1913.
ISBN: 9780738572482
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 221
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Christopher J. Vaz is a member of the Seaside Heights Volunteer Fire Company, served the community on the borough council and as borough administrator, and enthusiastically collects Seaside Heights postcards and paper memorabilia. His knowledge of local history and the boardwalk amusements adds an enlightening narration to the postcards and photographs that appear in this book.
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