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In 1776, newark, new jersey served as an encampment for the continental army in their fight for independence. Feel free to share, discuss and enjoy the history of new jersey. The historic sites in woodbury nj include the cornwallis headquarters marker, the hunterlawrencejessup house, and the woodbury friends meeting house. Theres so much history in this state, its hard to pack it into one book. An examination of the interplay between cultural context and artistic practice in the work of robert smithson. The story of the area of presentday new jersey begins at the end of the younger dryas, about 15,000 years ago. The new jersey historical society has an extensive archives and library, but we. Secaucus is an island, or more properly a strip of firm land, surrounded by a marsh, in the nw. Forgotten towns of southern new jersey beck, henry on. Hunterdon county history download the first 300 years of hunterdon county 1714 to 2014county government in new jersey is organized around the semilegislative board of chosen freeholders, the elected administrative officials of the county. Whiteheads first effort to combine anecdotal and manuscript sources with official public records. The boonton historical society and museum was founded in 1959 by a group of business people and others who were interested in preserving and promoting boontons history, which dates to the mid1700s.
Native americans moved into new jersey soon after the reversal of the younger dryas. North bergen is a scattered settlement, on the summit of the ridge north of the new jersey railroad, 2 miles west of jersey city, containing about 60 dwellings. Newark, city and port in northeastern new jersey, u. This will prevent ina from sending you messages, friend request or from viewing your profile. Series of state funded books written to celebrate the 300th anniversary of new jersey in 1964 now digitized for new jerseys 350th anniversary. Or could it be the lure of dinosaur footprints from new jersey, the worlds largest polished slabs of petrified wood, scorpions, dinosaur dung, and over 3000 specimens of local minerals that brings nearly 20,000 schoolage children to the franklin mineral museum each school year. Pirates, politicians, murderers and heroes have all made their way through new jerseys history, and the stories and photographs posted here document their journeys. The historical society of south amboy is dedicated to the preservation and management of historical and cultural resources of south amboy, nj and to providing educational opportunities for both its membership and the community. A list of revolutionary war sites in woodbury, new jersey. Comments on discussion boards from them will be hidden by default. Genealogicalancestry found history of hudson and bergen counties, new jersey by cornelius burnham harvey 1900 617 pages. Garden state greats discover nj 350 discover nj history. It is the province of the school to turn out healthy, vigorous boys and girls.
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Architectural preservation organizations in new jersey. New jersey has a long and distinguished history that dates back far before the american revolution, in which the state played a pivotal role. Newark is the states largest city, and it is home to newark international airport, which is one of the worlds busiest. Historic morristown, new jersey the story of its first century by andrew m.
New jersey state record 19360903 for the first and only time in the history of the walker cup golf event, there is a shutout. The 18 books every new jersey resident should read before they. Didine antoine has 41 books on goodreads, and recently added dark frost by jennifer estep, halfblood by jennifer l. Through a variety of vintage images combined with insightful text, travel to the waterfront, railroad. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. A worldclass orchestra with local roots, creative programming in concerts throughout the state and service to the community through educationthese values have been the hallmark of the new jersey symphony orchestra since its beginnings nearly 100 years ago. According to a guide to new jerseys revolutionary war trail for families and history buffs by mark di ionno, sussex county, though its hard to believe now, was the frontier at the time of the revolution, concluding in all of the battles in sussex county to be with the indians1. The historic sites in woodbury nj include the cornwallis headquarters marker, the hunterlawrencejessup. Google translate is an online service for which the user pays nothing to obtain a purported language translation. We help history teachers find the best historical reading books arranged by time period, plus. If you do not have these programs you can download them, for. The original village of boonton now lies under the jersey city reservoir. The new jersey heritage tourism master plan was developed by the nj heritage tourism task force, which was established by the legislature p. Local history books on new jersey arcadia publishing.
Dedicated to all the little known and mostly forgotten people, places and events that make new jersey the interesting state that it is. History ancestry found and genealogy of fenwicks colony new jersey by thomas shourds 1876 553 pages. Originally published in 1856 as contributions to the early history of perth amboy and adjoining country with sketches of men and events in new jersey during the provincial era, this work was mr. The historic new jersey, a trip to discover the hidden treasures of its cities, meet its people, and relive the past events that made history. Feb 25, 2016 when new jersey was film capital of the world. South amboy by george francy arcadia publishing books. The task force was charged with improving new jerseys performance in the regional and national heritage tourism market. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device. Whippany and cedar knolls nj images of america steven p. Games and dances for elementary schools newark public library, 1922. Originally settled by native americans, new jersey has welcomed waves of immigrants, from the dutch and english in the 1600s to. The important events and heroism of jerseymen in the revolutionary and civil war is thoroughly researched and well writtenan important addition to the library of a history buff. New jersey historic trustheritage tourism in new jersey.787 269 662 271 397 1206 365 1411 328 394 391 893 1486 1523 1129 1246 354 1560 1351 772 1552 108 209 791 145 1586 132 525 643 197 101 222 294 1002 646 1548 1453 562 827 1459 161 131 394 1476