Norwalk

Located on the shores of Long Island Sound, Norwalk s close proximity to New York City prompted the building of many summer residences and guest cottages along its coast In the summer, steamships and trolleys arrived with passengers looking to enjoy the local amusement park, Roton Point Norwalk s earliest industries included farming as well as mills powered by its riversLocated on the shores of Long Island Sound, Norwalk s close proximity to New York City prompted the building of many summer residences and guest cottages along its coast In the summer, steamships and trolleys arrived with passengers looking to enjoy the local amusement park, Roton Point Norwalk s earliest industries included farming as well as mills powered by its rivers The area has been famous for its pottery, oystering, and hat manufacturing Over time, this community has endured disasters it was burned during the American Revolution, and the flood of 1955 wiped out much of the Wall Street area as well as several bridges on the Norwalk River Norwalk shares vintage images from the mid 1800s through the 1960s, highlighting memorable sites such as Old MacDonald s Farm and the Melton Automobile Museum The revitalization of Norwalk s downtown areas proves it is possible to respect the past and those that came before through the renewal of historical architecture.
Norwalk Located on the shores of Long Island Sound Norwalk s close proximity to New York City prompted the building of many summer residences and guest cottages along its coast In the summer steamships and

  • Title: Norwalk
  • Author: Lisa Wilson Grant
  • ISBN: 9781467121163
  • Page: 149
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. This book features many vintage photographs not in other Norwalk books, and includes the 1960s such as the Norwalk Drive In and Old Mac Donalds Farm. It will be available June 23rd, 2014.

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