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The Lower Mount Washington Valley: Albany - Tamworth - Ossipee
New Hampshire
The Lower Mount Washington Valley became the gateway to the entire valley in the 1700s. Settlers saw both the scenery and the possibilities of the deep and steady rivers for water power and travel, the timber for homes, the rich earth for planting, and the abundance of food in...
Little Silver
New Jersey
In the 1800s, the 2.8 square miles in New Jersey known today as Little Silver consisted mostly of farms, woods, and saltwater marshes. Towards the turn of the century, John T. Lovett opened his famous nursery, and resort hotels began to spring up on the scenic Little Silver Po...
Around Auburn: Volume II
New York
As the companion volume to Around Auburn, this pictorial history chronicles the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Auburn, New York. Local historian Stephanie E. Przybylek has compiled another impressive collection of images in a joint effort with the Cayuga Museum to ...
Moline: City of Mills
Illinois
With more than 200 historic photographs, Moline: City of Mills offers an overview of this dynamic river town located on the southern shore of the mighty Mississippi River. This book helps to celebrate 150 years of Moline’s history, beginning with its incorporation in 1848. The...
Aurora
Illinois
The history of Aurora, Illinois is one of diversity. This is the first book to trace the city’s early days of its first white settlement through World War I and the early 1920s, as seen through the eyes of its diverse ethnic groups. Immigrants from northern, southern, and east...
Red Bank
New Jersey
Red Bank is a riverfront town that used its location on the water to grow rapidly between the 1830s and 1850s. The coming of the railroad in the 1860s accelerated the development of this thriving community and today the waterfront and businessdistrict continue to prosper and R...
Howell and Farmingdale: A Social and Cultural History
New Jersey
Tova Navarra’s new visual history of Howell and Farmingdale presents a wealth of vintage images and carefully researched information on the area’s past. The book’s focus on the social and cultural aspects of Howell’s history is particularly appropriate, given the remarkable et...
White Mountain: Hotels, Inns, and Taverns
New Hampshire
The White Mountains attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year, all fascinated by the natural beauty of the area and awestruck each season anew by what the region has to offer. Adventurous city-dwellers began arriving almost as soon as carriages and dirt roads could ...
Around Fishkill
New York
In 1685, Dutch merchants Francis Rombout and Guilian Verplanck received their Crown patent for the purchase of what is known as the Rombout Patent, the first and largest portion of Dutchess County to be licensed for purchase from the Wappenger Indians. The town of Fishkill cov...
Peabody
Massachusetts
In this, the first-ever photographic history of Peabody, authors Stephen J. Schier and Kenneth C. Turino document vividly the long and illustrious history of the nineteenth-century’s “Leather City.” Once the largest producer of leather in the world, Peabody is a proud city wit...
Bayonne Passages
New Jersey
A tragic railroad crash, a salad oil caper, a courageous heavyweight boxer, and a clever kite inventor all have one thing in common: Bayonne. This marvelous second volume traces the extraordinary history of the peninsula from 1850 to 1969. Many readers will remember first hand...
Bill Tague's Berkshires: Volume II
Massachusetts
Residents of and seasonal visitors to the Berkshires greeted the publication of Bill Tague’s Berkshires with tremendous enthusiasm in 1996. Many lifelong fans of Tague’s work were delighted to view it in compiled form, and others were introduced to the majesty and vividness of...
Around Burnt Hills
New York
Around Burnt Hills offers a unique glimpse into the history of this Saratoga County, New York, community and evokes a nostalgia for the way things used to be. Join Katherine Q. Briaddy in her second Images of America tribute to the people and places of Ballston. Discover an er...
Canastota and Chittenango: Two Historic Canal Towns
New York
Canastota and Chittenango share a growth spawned by the building of the Erie Canal, the longest continuous canal in the world. These two upstate New York communities also share much in addition to their canal related background, for both have a history of early settlement and ...
Fair Haven
New Jersey
Fair Haven, New Jersey, located on the central part of the Navesink River shore, completes the Images of America documentation of the Navesink-Shrewsbury Rivers peninsula. It has a unique and distinguished heritage that has earned it a special place in the hearts of its reside...
 
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