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Through the pages of this book, we encounter every aspect of Keyport's rich heritage: bustling street-scenes; magnificent old theaters; busy carriage factories; the oyster industry in its heyday; the airport where Charles Lindbergh once made a mysterious visit; Keyport's own National Guard unit; the Central Railroad of New Jersey at the peak of the age of steam; and the devastating fires that nearly destroyed Keyport in the nineteenth century.
ISBN: 9780738589503
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
This fascinating new book, by local historian Timothy Regan, brings to life the story of Keyport from 1714 to 1950 through a compelling combination of words and images. Over 200 vivid photographs (many of which have never before been published) bring us face-to-face with people, places, and events from Keyport's past—some familiar but many vanished and forgotten.
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