GATEWAY TO AMERICA
By Gordon Bishop
A comprehensive guide covering all Gateway to America landmarks from a historical point of view. Gateway landmarks covered in this book include: The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Liberty State Park, Governors Island, World Trade Center, Battery Park City, South Street Sea Port and others. Based on the PBS documentary "Gateway to America".
Stories from the Pines
By Robert Bateman
Thirteen innovative short stories that chart the mysteries of everyday life set in and around the New Jersey Pine Barrens. With an uncanny sense for locating the extraordinary within the familiar, the author has created an insightful collection of fiction.
OVER THE GARDEN STATE
and other stories By Robert Bateman
Six stories set in Southern, New Jersey provide plenty of authentic local color in the portrayal of small town and farm life, the bustle of the Jersey Shore, and the solitude and otherworldliness of the Pine Barrens.
OLD AND HISTORIC CHURCHES OF NEW JERSEY
By Ellis L. Derry
Religious liberty was the driving force that brought thousands of immigrants to the shore of the New World. Many of these immigrants came to New Jersey, one of the few places which did not have an official state religion. To be included in this book, a church had to be built by the time of the Civil War and still be in use as a church today.
PATRIOTS, PIRATES, AND PINEYS
Sixty Who Shaped New Jersey
By Robert A. Peterson
Sixty stories of people - some famous and some not so famous - who helped make South Jersey, and thus America, what it is today.
DOWN BARNEGAT BAY
A Nor'easter Midnight Reader The Ocean County, New Jersey Sesquicentennial Edition By Robert Jahn
"Down Barnegat Bay" chronicles the maritime history of the New Jersey Shore during the Age of Sail and the enduring legacy of the Barnegat baymen.
A GULL'S STORY
A Tale of Learning About Life, The Shore, And The ABC'S Written By Frank Finale Illustrated By Margie Moore
This beautifully written and illustrated children's book tells the tale of the Gull Family and their adventures along the Jersey shore. Highly detailed and visually stunning, "A Gull's Story" will take children on a wellrounded journey at the shore with a few life lessons along the way. It is a book children, parents, and lovers of the shore will treasure for years to come.
SENTINEL OF THE JERSEY CAPE
The Story of the Cape May Lighthouse
By John Bailey
Photography, illustrations and writing style combine to tell the complete story of a 141year old structure that still stands today, reminding us of a Seafaring era that has long ago passed into legend.
Paintings of the Jersey Shore and more
Artwork and text by Dick LaBonte
Dick LaBonte's nostalgic paintings are of the turn-of-the-century and present day life at
the Jersey Shore. Featuring: Bay Head, Mantoloking, Point Pleasant Beach, Barnegat Bay, Spring Lake, Sea Girt, Manasquan, Sea Bright and more, plus many other scenes taking place in America or the Artist's imagination.
STEAMBOAT TO THE SHORE
A Pictorial History of the Steamboat Era in Monmouth County, New Jersey By
George H. Moss, Jr.
This book documents the 147 year history of the steamboat service between New York and the Jersey Shore.
DOUBLE EXPOSURE TWO
Stereographic Views of the Jersey Shore from 1859 to 1910 By George H. Moss, Jr.
Photographs of the Jersey Shore from Keyport to Cape May taken by over thirty photographers between 1859 and 1910, many are published here for the first time in over a century.
THOSE INNOCENT YEARS 1898-1914
Images of the Jersey Shore from the Pach Photographic Collection By George H. Moss, Jr. & Karen L. Schnitzspahn.
"Those Innocent Years" offers the reader photographs of the magnificent summer homes and the gay social life of the famous and the very wealthy who vacationed in Sea Bright, Rumson, Long Branch, Spring Lake and other coastal towns of New Jersey.
UP & DOWN THE BEACH
By June Methot
Here is the complete story of the Jersey Shore coast since the first English settlement, in chronology, lavishly illustrated with nearly 500 original drawings, prints, watercolors, paintings, maps and photographs.
GREAT STORMS OF THE JERSEY SHORE
By Larry Savadove and Margaret Thomas Buckholz
This is a book of survival stories, tales told by more then two hundred people who experienced major storms along the New Jersey Shore, woven together with contemporary news accounts from both public and private collections and archives. Lavishly illustrated with nearly two hundred photographs, engravings, and maps.
THE TRAIL OF THE BLUE COMET
By Christopher T. Baer, William J. Coxey and Paul W. Schopp
A history of the Jersey Central's New Jersey Southern Division Railroad.
At the Grand Hotels of Long Branch, New Jersey By George H. Moss, Jr. & Karen L. Schnitzspahn.
"Victorian Summers" vividly re-creates a way of life along the oceanfront at the resort city of Long Branch, New Jersey. This lavishly-illustrated book describes ten selected hotels in detail and provides a lively account of the daily parade of finery, activities, and special attractions that lured thousands of visitors to this city by the sea.
TO THE SHORE ONCE MORE
A Portrait of the Jersey Shore.
By Frank Finale
Prose and poetry by Frank Finale with 97 full-color works of art by eleven Jersey artists gives the reader a beautiful portrait of the Jersey Shore.
TO THE SHORE ONCE MORE VOL.II
A Journey Down the Jersey Shore.
By Frank Finale
Prose and poetry by Frank Finale with works of art by over forty artists gives the reader a beautiful portrait of the Jersey Shore.
A History of Manahawkin, New Jersey
The history of the Manahawkin area is presented in an all-encompassing view of the cultural heritage of Southern Ocean County.
EIGHTEEN MILES OF HISTORY
On Long Beach Island
By John Bailey Lloyd
This romantic vision of the past is brought to life with nearly 250 historical photographs and illustrations that affords us an opportunity to rediscover this beautiful, sometimes dangerous, and perhaps more personal shore of only a few generations ago.
SIX MILES AT SEA
A Pictorial History of Long Beach Island.
By John Bailey Lloyd
In this elegant book of essays and historical photographs, John Bailey Lloyd explores much of the history of the New Jersey Shore by focusing on the barrier island of Long Beach.
Edited By Rita Zorn Moonsammy, David Steven Cohen and Lorraine E. Williams
In three illustrated essays, the contributors to this volume portray the richness and diversity of the land, the people, and the technologies of the New Jersey Pinelands.
A Pictorial History of Ocean City, New Jersey By Tim Cain
This book presents the history of Peck's Beach, later renamed Ocean City, which is the story of a community whose character is unique among those of other Southern New Jersey Shore towns, and which has won the love and loyalty of thousands of summer visitors who return year after year to savor its sea breezes and easygoing lifestyle.
WEST JERSEY RAILS
By The National Railway Historical Society
A Series of fourteen stories about the history of the Southern New Jersey Railroad.
THE LINDENWORLD HI-SPEED LINE
The First Twenty Years of the Port Authority Transit Corporation By J. William Vigrass
This is the story of the first of the modern high performance Rail Rapid Transit Lines, pioneering new concepts of technology, practices and procedures. They reached new heights of achievement in providing one of the most reliable and financially successful transit services in the United States.
THE UNION TROLLY LINE
By John Brinckmann
THE TIDES OF BARNEGAT
By F. Hopkinson Smith
"The Tides of Barnegat" is about a Romance spanning a twenty-year period from 1854 until 1874, with a highly melodramatic final chapter involving the newly organized U.S. Lifesaving Service in a tragic shipwreck.
CHANCE OF A LIFETIME
Nucky Johnson, Skinny D'Amato and How Atlantic City became the Naughty Queen of Resorts. By Grace Anselmo D'Amato
This is the story about a place in time when larger-than-life people grabbed fame and power and rode waves of popularity. They built a city on sin as a matter of civic pride and saw no contradictions what so ever.
CLOSE TO SHORE
A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence. By J. Michael Capuzzo
Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, "Close to Shore" brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey Shore, triggering mass hysteria and launching the most extensive shark hunt in history.
RED BANK ON THE NAVESINK
By Helen C. Phillips, LL.D.
"Red Bank on the Navesink" is the history of a small town in New Jersey which developed along the Navesink River.
UP & DOWN THE RIVER
By June Methot
This highly readable, informative and entertaining book documents the relationship between the river and the people who settled along it and depended on it as they both progressed from a simpler time into the complexities of the 20t" century.
UNDER A GULL'S WING
By Rich Youmans and Frank Finale
Poems and Photographs of the Jersey Shore by over 65 artists.
CAPE MAY COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
The Making of an American Resort Community
By Jeffery M. Dorwart
Cape May County, at the southern tip of New Jersey, is one of America's most vibrant seashore resorts. Jeffery Dorwart has written a history of this community from its earliest settlement as an atlantic maritime and farming frontier to its development today as a major regional tourist attraction.
SLAVERY AND FREEDOM IN THE RURAL NORTH African Americans in Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1665-1865 By Graham Russell Hodges
"Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North" provides a close examination of the lives of African Americans in the rural county of Monmouth, New Jersey. Showing the critical economic role of slaves in the north and provides the fullest examination of the lives of rural Blacks north of the Mason Dixon Line.
BY THE BEAUTIFUL SEA
The Rise and High Times of that Great American Resort, Atlantic City By Charles E. Funnell Price: $15.95
"By The Beautiful Sea" attempts to construct a pattern of social history about the greatest popular Victorian American Resort, Atlantic City.
SENTINELS OF THE SHORE
A Guide to the Lighthouses and Lightships of New Jersey By Bill Gately
This comprehensive guide provides historical as well as technical information about all present and former lighthouses and lightships that are a part of the state's maritime history.
REFLECTIONS OF RED BANK
An Anthology of Poems Present, Past, and Personal By Judith Lasch
This Anthology of Poems and Images by over thirty Poets and Artists celebrates the spirit and diversity of Red Bank.
THE FISHERIES OF RARITAN BAY
By Clyde L. MacKenzie, Jr.
Little has been written about the commercial and sport fisheries of the Raritan Bay. Clyde MacKenzies's book is about the formation and characteristics of Raritan Bay, the gear, fishing methods, and working lives of the fishers who have caught its fish and shellfish over the past 300 or more years.
RED BANK GRAPHIC 1870-1970
By T.J. McMahon
"Red Bank Graphic" presents a brief history of what Red Bank was from its origins to the present.
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