Luna Park Tower at Night
Jennifer Garland, archivist
Sunday, September 18, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
“The History of Coney Island”
Community Church of East Williston
Explore the legendary and colorful past of Coney Island, the “World’s Playground.” Jennifer Garland is the archivist of the Coney Island History Project. Her illustrated presentation draws from the book by the History Project’s director, Coney Island: Lost & Found, as well as many other sources. The talk covers the settlement of Coney Island, the rise of the resort and amusement area, and the decline and comeback of the neighborhood. Visit Coney Island History Project to learn more about the Project.
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