From the dust jacket - As Mendham celebrates its one hundredth anniversary, we are at a point where we can mark history, look back, look around, and look forward to what lies ahead for ourselves, our families, and our community. In a surprising way, it is a time for us to recognize how insignificant the things that have changed are relative to those that have remained the same. Reflections on a Community: Mendham Borough - The Centennial, 1906-2006 is not meant to be a complete history, but it does contain much of the borough's history. Why did the village center become the nucleus of our borough? Why did our forefathers stop here in the first place, and what was life like long before the borough's incorporation in 1906? As the borough developed, what was the importance of the various structures that still stand in the historic district, and how did their uses change? Explore the relative importance of the only railroad that ran through the borough versus the numerous applejack distilleries that dotted our landscape. How and when were the mansions on the mountain built, and what was the legacy left to us by the immigrant tradesmen who built them? What was life in the borough like before the roads were paved and the farms turned to Florie Farm, Deerfield, and other developments? Although this book will give us background information on some of the many clubs and organizations in town, it is in no way meant to be a complete "welcome wagon" reiteration of available options to our citizens. Many of the pictures are of today's events, but the important story is that of the people of these organizations, the contributors past and present who have allowed us the opportunity to take these photographs of events we continue to enjoy and hope to preserve. Through interviews with our senior citizens, through contributions authored by young and old, we try to remember what is important and to discover how these cherished memories came about...
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Book Description Donning Company, Virginia Beach, Va, 2007. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 102p. illus. extra post out of USA and priority within Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 46643
Book Description Donning Company Publishers, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1578643953