2011-12-02 / Milestones

Encore Rockaway History Presentation 12/4


Beach 116 Street in the 1950s. Beach 116 Street in the 1950s. Historian Bernie Feuer will show an encore presentation of his “By the Sea; By the Beautiful Sea” presentation this Sunday, December 4 at 1 p.m. In the Rockaway Artists Alliance’s sTudio 7 (T-7) Gallery in Fort Tilden, historian Bernie Feuer will be repeating his History of Rockaway show featuring historic pictures of the days gone by when Rockaway was the premier east coast resort.

Attendees can expect to learn about the first family to settle Rockaway and the first visitors. You will be able to view images of how people got to Rockaway before the bridges were built, learn and view images of the attractions that drew millions of visitors to Rockaway every summer when the peninsula was a premier summer resort and learn about the two villains who destroyed Rockaway’s way of life.

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