Journey Along: Pictorial History of Pocono Mountain Resorts
Publisher : Tribute Books
Description
Postcard images capture the transformation of the Pocono Mountains from secluded wilderness to vacation destination.

With the arrival of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, numerous stations throughout the Pocono region served those temporarily fleeing the confines of city life. A multitude of boarding homes, hotels, inns and resorts provided travelers with a wide variety of accommodations and activities.

This work is a representation of the author’s 10 year endeavor to collect postcards depicting the Pocono Mountains. The images illustrate how the area’s tourism industry developed.

Readers are destined to enjoy a journey through time while rediscovering treasured memories from a bygone era.

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Alan & Judy Sweeney
Alan Sweeney, a businessman with a love of history, was president of the Lackawanna Historical Society and chairman of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority. In 2005, he co-au More...
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