Historic Jersey

Muhammad Ali—who would have turned 80 years old on January 17, 2022—is Cherry Hill’s most recognizable homeowner ever....
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Paterson’s mayor wants Hinchliffe Stadium to host an MLB game. Why he and others think it could, and should, happen....
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Dinosaurs have been extinct for millions of years, but the prehistoric creatures can still be found all over the Garden State. ...
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The Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park and Museum of Rowan University, set to open in 2023, is an investment 65 million years in the making....
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May Brill is still on her mission to raise the profile of women in the military....
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From small wooden shacks to awesome stone marvels, these depot delights will stop you in your tracks....
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In 1959, Payton I. Flournoy Sr. was named the first Black police chief in Burlington County, and one of the first in the nation. At a recent Black Lives Matter rally—in a park named after him—his daughter shared part of his story....
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Stephanie Kip's online interviews feature a range of subjects associated with the now-demolished Morris Plains hospital, including Woody Guthrie’s daughter and a former girlfriend of Bob Dylan's....
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Here's how the Garden State lured many of America’s chief executives to visit our coastal resorts....
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The Garden State has been home to many leading suffragists, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucy Stone....
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One hundred years ago, the renowned feminist from Mount Laurel celebrated the passage of the 19th Amendment. But her fight didn’t end there....
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Watch the late Mount Laurel activist Alice Paul and others battle for the ballot....
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Do you know about the Garden State's ties to some of our country's most famous historical figures?...
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When a long-forgotten radio program from 1944 resurfaced, Lieutenant John Markowitz's relatives heard him speak for the first time....
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Our state is the sum of triumphs, tragedies, social upheaval, innovation, creativity and cultural milestones....
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In the past five years, Manasquan's bridge, built in 1883, endured two repairs. Some residents hope to save the structure. Monmouth County weighs the options....
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Meet Jersey residents Peter Fantacone and John Santillo, some of the last remaining Americans from the original D-Day invasion force in 1944....
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The T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, which opens May 23 in the rehabilitated house, aims to promote civil rights–related advocacy....
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The legacy of Renaissance man Paul Robeson has been virtually erased from American history. On the centenary of his graduation, the university is working to restore it....
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The school's new campus, which opened last September, features a three-story academic building and a 533-bed dorm with ocean views....
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