Lincoln Park Remembered, 1894 1987 Ruth J. Caswell

ISBN: 9780932027504

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199 pages


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Lincoln Park Remembered, 1894 1987  by  Ruth J. Caswell

Lincoln Park Remembered, 1894 1987 by Ruth J. Caswell
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Lincoln Park Remembered is a collection of oral histories that rekindle memories of a time when southeastern Massachusetts was home to the fabulous Lincoln Park. With the cooperation of hundreds of residents, former employees and lovers of the park,MoreLincoln Park Remembered is a collection of oral histories that rekindle memories of a time when southeastern Massachusetts was home to the fabulous Lincoln Park.

With the cooperation of hundreds of residents, former employees and lovers of the park, writers have captured the true essence of the park located in between New Bedford and Fall River. In the telling of the Lincoln Park story authors take you back to the origin of Lincoln Park and tell the story about how the park transformed itself from a picnic area to an amusement park full of fun and rides.

Included in these pages are recollections from area residents of romance, fond memories and family and friendship. Through individual stories, readers will remember when Lincoln Park was the place to go for the time of your life. Lincoln Park Remembered is filled with hundreds of delightful photographs that illustrate the fun and rides at Lincoln Park. Through these images, dance in the million dollar ballroom, ride the famous wooden rollercoaster, play some games of chance...

Like a community photo album, Lincoln Park Remembered includes images from local photographers and from treasured family collections.In these pages, examine the historical context in which Lincoln Park made its reputation as an amusement park and show how the changing social and economic conditions form the basis of a new mass culture.Highlights include the origin of Lincoln Park, the early years (1894-1940), the amusement park years (1941-1987), big bands, the rollerskating rink, the picnic pavilion, and more.



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