Glen Echo Park: A Story of Survival
by Richard Cook and Deborah Lange
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ISBN Number: 978-0615113401     
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 2000 (2005 reprint)
Publisher: Bethesda Communications Group

A photo history of how a fabled Chautauqua and legendary amusement park became a thriving arts colony.

Over 100 historic photos of Glen Echo Park from the Richard Cook collection, including 26 photos from the Chautauqua era and 62 photos from the amusement park era - the most comprehensive history of the park available.

COASTER ENTHUSIASTS:
Over ten different photographs of Glen Echo roller coasters including the famous Coaster Dips.

TRANSIT FANS:
Six photographs of trolleys at Glen Echo, including a rare view of the Glen Echo Electric Railroad car barn.

LOCAL HISTORY BUFFS:
See Glen Echo as few ever have, including a photograph of the original stone front of the Clara Barton House that has not been seen in print for over 100 years.

GLEN ECHO LOVERS:
Many never before published photographs Glen Echo in its heyday. Recall those fun filled days gone by.

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