Barnegat: Life By The Bay

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Well-known for its hunting, fishing, and sea-faringship captains, the town of Barnegat, New Jersey, wasalso a thriving center of industry and modern technology.Steam locomotives once raged through the pines, and overfour thousand boats were built at the Perrine Boat Works. Adowntown business district thrived, and cottage industries—like glass blowing and silkworm cultivation—also left theirmarks. The history of the Barnegat area, which is chronicledvividly in this marvelous new photographic history by KevinHughes, is truly a varied and fascinating one.
ISBN: 9780738589718
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author Kevin Hughes, a resident of Barnegat, is a frequent contributor to local newspapers on the subjects of local history and antiques. The pictures in this volume have been drawn from Mr. Hughes' personal collection as well as the private holdings of other area residents. Barnegat: Life by the Bay represents a meaningful contribution to the printed history of this charming and vibrant Jersey Shore community.