Wade Arnold is a photojournalist and author living in Florida's Space Coast. He writes a column for Florida Today that reaches 80,000 people weekly and is a member of the Florida Historical Society. Through his column, published articles, and photographs, he has developed a love of history and for the community where he lives. Images of America: Florida's Space Coast is his second book with Arcadia Publishing.
Title: Picture book focuses on Space Coast's past
Author: Chris Kridler Publisher: Florida Today Date:
Wade Arnold has come out with a new collection of charming historical photos, following up "Cocoa Beach Then and Now" with "Florida's Space Coast" (Arcadia Publishing, $21.99), another installment in the Images of America series.
Arnold, whose coverage of social events can be seen in Florida Today, has culled images of local schools, businesses, the beach, everyday life and the space program to capture this portrait of Brevard County as it grew into America's moonport.
In addition, there's a collection of 15 related postcards available for $7.99.
Arnold has a book signing scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Merritt Island Barnes & Noble. Learn more at arcadiapublishing.com.