RevereBeachIoA[Book: Leah A. Schmidt – 2002 – 16x23cm – 98 Pages – Many B&W photos]. Revere Beach Reservation (Boston, Massachusetts) was created by the Metropolitan Park Commission in 1895. A successful amusement industry flourished here through much of the twentieth century, while later years witnessed the damage wrought by severe devastating storms, including the blizzard of 1978. This publication takes the reader on an unsurpassed pictorial journey detailing nine pivotal decades of a premier metropolitan seaside destination. Chapter Points: Revere Beach Reservation; The Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad; Wonderland Amusement Park; Beach Scenes; Rides and Attractions; Along the Boulevard; Entertainment and Lodging; Destructive Forces of Nature. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair.