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