Author: Marcia Worth-Baker

As "Hamilton" explodes on Broadway, we explore some of the famous spots where the founding father once tread.

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Good Help (Was Hard to Find)

December 11, 2014

The Oranges were once home to large country estates, high society and a housekeeper-shortage. A "servant school" tried to sweep that problem under the rug.

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In simple prose, a young colonial woman documented the Revolution.

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Support charities while you shop at any of these rummage sales!

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In 1872, a Hightstown prep school was saved by the intervention of a wealthy immigrant named Thomas B. Peddie. Today the establishment, renamed for its white knight, is thriving.

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East Orange’s Golden Age

December 23, 2013

The Hotel Suburban was once the focus of a glamorous downtown.

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The former Kean family estate on the campus of Kean University is on display for a Downton Abbey-inspired exhibit.

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One hundred years ago, the bitterest of labor disputes brought celebrities and suffering to Paterson.

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The home of Pietro and Maria Botto has become a national landmark and home to the American Labor Museum.

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Garden State-based chapters of the Girl Scouts of America are planning a major Believe in Girls Celebration at Liberty State Park in honor of the group's centennial.

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