Onset and Point Independence (Postcard History) (Paperback)

Onset and Point Independence (Postcard History) By Michael J. Maddigan Cover Image
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Inaugurated in 1877 as a camp meeting ground by eastern Massachusetts residents who believed in communication with the dead, Onset quickly emerged as the nation's leading spiritualist summer community. By 1900, however, spiritualism had been overwhelmed by an influx of tourists, and Onset subsequently developed as a secular summer resort noted for its scenic bluffs, recreational pursuits, and beaches. At this same time, neighboring Point Independence found wide appeal among middle-class vacationers interested in swimming, sailing, and relaxation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467116466
ISBN-10: 1467116467
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: June 6th, 2016
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Postcard History