SUMMIT, NJ -- Cynthia B. Martin, author of the new book Summit Historic Homes, will sign copies of the book Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and October 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Carter House.

Summit Historic Homes tells the story of the town’s early development by focusing on the expansion of the railroad, and the houses built by city dwellers who moved to Summit as a result.  In addition to the more than 100 private homes that are highlighted, also featured are well-known Summit sites such as the Beacon Hill Club, the Fortnightly Club, the DeBary Inn and the Reeves-Reed Arboretum.

Carter House is located at 90 Butler Parkway.  Admission is free, with all author’s royalties benefiting the all-volunteer Summit Historical Society.  The book sells for $21.99, and for further details about the book or the signing, call (908) 277-1747.