Historic Jersey

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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Since operating its first trip on February 15, 1969, the PATCO Speedline has helped transform South Jersey....
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Let's show some affection for the Garden State's rich history—from the creation of the Jersey jughandle to the birth of the blueberry business and South Jersey’s Underground Railroad....
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New Jersey has a knack for breeding iconic singers and musicians. Here are eight pivotal moments in the careers of some of the Garden State’s most famous performers—plus one group of invaders from England and a slightly rotund fellow from Philadelphia....
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Reflecting the state’s panoply of world religions, treasured sites welcome and inspire strangers as well as congregants. We visited 12, from awesome to austere. Here they are, in alphabetical order....
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Jersey’s fossil history is full of intrigue—and landmark discoveries....
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In "The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World," author Sarah Weinman shines a light on the New Jersey girl who inspired the controversial novel. ...
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The Military Technology Museum of New Jersey has about 100 U.S. and foreign military vehicles, spanning from World War II to the Cold War. It also showcases New Jersey’s contribution to wartime manufacturing....
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Grand Old Flags Fly in Clifton

September 5, 2018

On Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, the September 11 anniversary and Veterans Day, volunteers plant flags on the lawns of Clifton's sprawling municipal complex, each bearing a nameplate identifying a local vet, living or deceased....
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Newark’s historic cathedral soars to spiritual and architectural heights....
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What went on between the ears of the legendary Princeton genius? More than 60 years after his death, we’re still pondering that mystery....
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When Cape May Had a Navy

April 24, 2018

A new book documents the Revolutionary exploits of Cape May privateers against British ships....
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Fifty years after his assassination, the civil rights leader still inspires three lifelong activists who were privileged to work alongside him. ...
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New Jersey women have shaped the direction of the state and the nation. The New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail features 94 sites that help tell the story of their achievements....
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225 years ago, North America’s first manned flight touched down in southern New Jersey. ...
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A new book about the 1947 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers profiles important members of each team....
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