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New Jersey Monthly Magazine
Wilk, Tom

Lead the State? No Thanks

After being elected governor in 1829, Garret D. Wall did the unthinkable: He turned down the job. more

Wilson Coin Bucks Inflation

Woodrow Wilson, New Jersey governor and 28th President of the United States, will be featured on a commemorative coin. more

Keen on Peaches: A Festival in Mullica Hill

The New Jersey Peach Festival at the Gloucester County Fairgrounds puts the luscious fruit in the spotlight. more

Jersey-Made Bats Are A Big Hit

A Blackwood-based company makes baseball bats for more than 100 major and minor leaguers. more

Leave It To Beavers: A South Jersey Refuge Expands

The aquatic rodents get a warm welcome at this South Jersey refuge. more

Out On A Limb

A third-generation arborist from Howell looks to earn his 20th-straight victory in a regional tree-climbing competition sponsored by the New Jersey chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. more

'Blessed Returns'

Walt Whitman came to Camden by accident. On the 120th anniversary of his death, he’s still a presence. more

A Doubly Happy New Year

For January 1 babies, the benefits begin at birth. more

Ringing In The New

60 years ago, telecommunications leaped forward with the first direct-dial phone call—made in Jersey, of course. more

He Sells (and Displays) Seashells

The Discovery Seashell Museum in Ocean City brings the bottom of the ocean to you. more

Riding the Blue Comet

A documentary about New Jersey's famed Blue Comet tells the story of "the Seashore's Finest Train." more

The Boys of Spring

As WWII raged overseas, Jersey towns played host to baseball’s training camps. more

Awash in Washingtons

New Jersey has six towns named for the father of our country. more

Dylan Revisited

Esteemed history scholar and Princeton professor Sean Wilentz tackles a different subject in his new book—legendary musician Bob Dylan. more

A Long Way From Home

For 2,436 Confederate soldiers, the road to rebellion ended in a South Jersey burial ground. more

The Watchman

Critic David Bianculli has made a career out of taking TV seriously. more

When Elvis Was in the Building

50 years ago, the King of Rock returned from his hitch in the army, via New Jersey. more

Trenton's Big Moment

225 years ago, New Jersey’s modern-day capital served as America’s seat of government. more

Grand Old Flag-Maker

Best Of Jersey: Woody Guthrie

Woody: Wired in Newark. more

Would You Prefer Your Muskrat Broiled or Fried?

Weed All About It

American Idol

In Praise of the Polka

In the Red

Shut Your Pie Hole

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