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Postcards of Providence

Postcards of Providence( )
Author: Martin, Mary L.
Wolfgang-Price, Nathaniel
ISBN:978-0-7643-2475-8
Publication Date:Nov 2006
Publisher:Schiffer Publishing, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In 1636, theologian Roger Williams landed in Rhode Island and "having a sense of God's merciful providence unto me in my distress, called the place Providence." This city grew to become a leader in textile, tool, and jewelry manufacturing and gained the nickname "Beehive of Industry." In the nineteenth century, Providence was known for its busy factories, fascinating history, and beautiful location on scenic Narragansett Bay. Over 300 vintage, hand-tinted postcards transport readers to...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / Postcards
Travel / United States / Northeast / New England (Ct, Ma, Me, Nh, Ri, Vt)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11 x 8.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds



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