Playland by Kathryn W Burke
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Playland
By Kathryn W Burke

Playland

By (author) See other recent books by Kathryn W Burke
Foreword by Andrew J Spano See other recent books by Andrew J Spano
Format: Paperback / softback

Checking availability...



Playland by Kathryn W Burke

Book Description

Playland offers an inviting look at the historic amusement park on the shore of the Long Island Sound in Rye. This book recalls the early days and the later years of Playland, a national historic landmark and America s only publicly owned amusement park. Opened in 1928 as part of the newly developed Westchester County Park System, Playland originally drew crowds that arrived via automobile, bus, and steamship for the circus acts, sideshows, and rides, such as the Swooper, an oval roller coaster, and the Derby Racer, one of only two left in the United States. An all-purpose resort, the park included a beach, bathhouse, pool, and casino with restaurants and games. Today the park draws even larger crowds nearly a million people each season that come for the Dragon Coaster and other rides, Kiddyland, the indoor ice rink, the pool, the beach, and the boardwalk."

Buy Playland book by Kathryn W Burke from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780738554709
ISBN-10: 0738554707
Format: Paperback / softback
(233mm x 168mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publish Date: 19-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Books By Author Kathryn W Burke


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Playland book by Kathryn W Burke and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Kathryn W Burke close
Playland by Kathryn W Burke
Hudson River Bridges by Kathryn W Burke
»
Recent books by Andrew J Spano close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close