Patchogue: Volume II

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As a continuation of the first volume, Patchogue VolumeII returns to the beginning of the century to explore thetown's development as a business center for the eastern regionof Long Island and to provide another fascinating glimpse intothe history of Patchogue and the lives of its residents.Patchogue Volume II serves as a legacy for future generationsand a valuable tool in teaching the history of the town. Withtimeless images and a thoroughly researched and informativetext, it is sure to be enjoyed by young and old, resident andvisitor alike.
ISBN: 9780738590004
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
By 1926, Patchogue had grown into a population of 10,000, with over 250 stores and a multitude of new homes. The community boasted a modern and efficient fire department, and electricity, water, and gas were provided by plants with impeccable service records. The efforts and cooperation of the Patchogue Fire and Police Departments made it a safe haven for its residents and a town that people loved to call home. With generous contributions from the personal collections of local residents, author and historian Hans Henke once again brings to life the history of Patchogue. Whether it was the summer splendor enjoyed by vacationing New Yorkers or the year-round comfort and security that attracted its inhabitants, Patchogue offered something for everyone. View the unforgettable people and places of Patchogue in this timeless tribute to an American community.
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