Around Egg Harbor City and Pleasantville (Images of America) by Dennis M. Niceler,Foreword by James Davidson

By Dennis M. Niceler,Foreword by James Davidson

while the Germans got here to Atlantic County in 1855, they imagined a group with an city middle surrounded by means of a farm district. this is able to be a superb commercial and agricultural group, served by means of direct railroad and maritime connections to Philadelphia and big apple urban. In 1858, the city middle those pioneers anticipated turned Egg Harbor urban. 11 miles towards the coast is Pleasantville. initially domestic to fishing and whaling settlers, it formally turned a municipality in 1888. Its proximity to the more and more well known Atlantic urban helped Pleasantville to develop and prosper. Egg Harbor urban and Pleasantville showcases the wealthy background of those groups via a distinct selection of ancient images.

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