Lost Attractions of Hampton Roads

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Take a trip down memory lane to beloved destinations for fun and families across Virginia’s tidewater. Cruise the rails of Ocean View Amusement Park’s “The Rocket” roller coaster, dig for fossils at Hampton’s Rice’s Fossil Pit, celebrate the winter season at Portsmouth’s Coleman’s Nursery and learn the significant role that Buckroe Beach’s Bay Shore Beach Park played in American history. From the Great White Fleet to a Wild West park, journey through this vibrant history with author and historian Nancy E. Sheppard and discover whether such cherished places can ever truly be lost.
ISBN: 9781467142854
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Virginia
Series: Lost
Images: 133
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Nancy E. Sheppard is a historian, author and native of Hampton Roads, Virginia. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in history from American Military University. Her first book, The Airship ROMA Disaster in Hampton Roads (The History Press, 2016), earned a nomination for the 2017 Virginia Literary Awards. She is a staff writer and photojournalist for the Yorktown Crier-Poquoson Post. Her most recent book is Hampton Roads Murder & Mayhem (The History Press, 2018).
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