Saturday, September 17, 2011

Plank Road Success - 1851

Quick note on the aforementioned Plank Road:

We understand that the new Plank Road to Coney Island is a great favorite with the traveling public, and is likely to have a numerous offspring in this vicinity.

--Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Saturday, February 22, 1851

Sounds like the road was built quickly...interesting that people liked it in February?

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