It's Only Ink! Images of America
It's Only Ink!
Images of America
Husband and wife team, Franklin P. Woodring and Suanne K. Woodring, certainly bring to life memories of Pen Mar during 1877 to present day. Pen Mar Park rests in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains--1,400 feet in elevation.
In August 1877, the president of the Western Maryland Railroad, Col. John Mifflin Hood, opened the park to the public. The park quickly drew people in from far and wide. It soon became one of the most popular resort areas in the east.
Within the pages of "Images of America: Pen Mar", the Woodrings' have a spectacular collection of old photographs that rekindle memories of Blue Mountain House, area railroads and stations, High Rock observatory, and much more. This book is a definite must for historians and those interested in learning more about Maryland.
"Pen Mar" is one book in a series by Arcadia Publishing called, "Images of America". Since 1993, Arcadia has published new titles on many American communities. The Imagines of America series document the history of a town or region through captions, text, and photography.
"Each book weaves a community's special story into the greater American tapestry." "Pen Mar" is no exception. This reviewer highly recommends Franklin Woodring and Suanne Woodring's book, "Images of America: Pen Mar".
Images of America: Pen Mar by Franklin P. Woodring & Suanne K. Woodring
Published by Arcadia Publishing, Available in local bookstores and independent retailers, through online retailers, and at www.arcadiapublishing.com or by calling 888-313-2665.
Reviewed by: Jennifer LB Leese
Jennifer LB Leese is a writer from Maryland who writes children's picture books, young adult novels, and paranormal fiction. Visit her online at: www.geocities.com/ladyjiraff