MemoriesOfRevereBeach[Book: Peter McCauley – 1989 – 22x28cm – 76 Pages – Many B&W photos]. “Revere Beach (Massachusetts), being the first that I know of to be set aside and governed by a public body for the enjoyment of the common people.” 23 January 1897 – Charles Eliot. Selected Chapter Points: Foreword; Charles Eliot; Old Revere Beach (Railroad, Old Narrow Gauge, Boardwalk, New Pier, Bath House, Ballroom, Jack Rabbit Roller Coaster, The Tickler, Daffy House); Styles on the Boulevard; Building a New Coaster, The Lightning; Hurley’s Giant Coaster; The Cyclone; Carousels; Revere Beach Postcards; Revere Beach Today. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.