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By Joseph G. Bilby,Harry Ziegler

The heritage of Asbury Park is a veritable curler coaster of problem, triumph and alter. In 1871, there has been not anything yet marshes and sand dunes among the sinful urban of lengthy department and the holy haven of Ocean Grove, yet for religious Methodist James Bradley, the abandoned beachfront was once a brand new Promised Land. therefore, the hotel group Asbury Park was once born as a healthy leisure and rest heart for middle-class, white Protestant the US. From bicycles and child parades to brawlers and bootleggers, Bilby and Ziegler hint Asbury Park's cycles of transformation from peaceable lodge to raucous enjoyment park, from empty boardwalk to trendy, bustling heart of business.

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