Gravesend Brooklyn: Coney Island and Sheepshead Bay (Images of America)

Gravesend Brooklyn: Coney Island and Sheepshead Bay (Images of America)

  • ISBN-13: 9780738572321
  • $33.88

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Photographs often hold mysteries and memories of our past. In this vivid and captivating new photographic history, readers are transported back to an exciting time, when the town of Gravesend, Brooklyn was one of the six original towns later to become part of the great City of Brooklyn. Originally an isolated English-speaking community amidst many other Dutch areas in the region, Gravesend developed into a thriving seaside resort, with Coney Island becoming the “playground of the world,” and Sheepshead Bay an important fishing community with fabulous places to dine and enjoy the fruits of the sea.

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