This is the story of the sun, sand,
surf and the Wildwoods of the South Jersey Shore that is one of the
most popular resort areas in America.
Stretching along the barrier
islands north of Cape May is the Wildwood Boardwalk, a boulevard of
With careful research, well-chosen
words, and generous illustrations, WILDWOOD BY THE SEA takes the
reader back to the resort's 19th century beginnings, its flourishing
in the teens, through its struggles with Prohibition & the Great
Depression to the effects of the war years, the fabulous fifties &
turbulent 60s, and its renaissance of the 80s & 90s. The Wildwoods
story is of amusement piers, restaurants, hotels, motels,
entertainment and one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere. Come,
stroll the Boardwalk & the legacy of WILDWOOD BY THE SEA.
450 illus (32 full colour) & index.
Condition: Very good.