Garden City, Long Island, in Early Photographs, 1869-1919
Handsome treasury of 118 vintage pictures captures the bygone days of one of Long Island's most beautiful and historically significant communities. Informative captions accompany photos of the Vanderbilt Cup Race (1908), the Garden City Hotel, the first airmail flight departing from the Nassau Boulevard Aerodrome (1911), the Garden City Waterworks (1876), and more.
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