Fun times at Coney Island Beach.
I wish I had gone in between weather, but I reveled at the chance to dig into some interesting history about Coney Island. If I had more time, I would have discussed a bit more about the interesting changes that went on throughout the years. Perhaps a part two is called for.
- NYC Parks. “Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk.” https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/coney-island-beach-and-boardwalk
- Heart of Coney Island. “Early Coney Island History: ‘Conyne Eylandt’ and Gravesend (1600-1860).” https://www.heartofconeyisland.com/early-coney-island-history.html
- Wikimedia Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coney_Island_(Detail)_Chart_of_the_entrance_of_Hudson%27s_River,_from_Sandy_Hook_to_New_York_-_with_the_banks,_depths_of_water,_sailing-marks,_%26ca_(NYPL_b14099970-1222740).png
- PBS. “Coney Island Gets Its Name.” https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/historic-highlights/