SUMMER DREAMS: THE STORY OF BOB-LO ISLAND.

SummerDreamsBob-LoIsland[Book: Patrick Livingston – 2008 – 20x25cm – 194 Pages – Many B&W photos]. For most Windsor and Amherstburg, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan, area residents, the name “Boblo” reminds one of perfect summer days in the park on the enchanted isle at the mouth of the Detroit River. For several generations over the past century, Boblo epitomized a place of fun, recreation, and magic for friends and family. Chapter Points: Prologue; Boblo in the River of Time; Amusing Times for the Twentieth Century, 1892-1902; Dance Fever 1902-1912; Good Times and Hard Times, 1913-1939; Under New Management, 1938-1949; Boblo, A Browning Line, 1949-1979; Thrills and Spills in the Amusement Business, 1979-1993; The Thrill is Gone, 1993-2006; Afterword; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.