Historic Jersey

The Historic Village at Allaire in Wall hosts seasonally-themed events activities, all while reveling in a delightful portrait of 19th-century America....
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All it takes is one highly skilled carillonneur, two thumping fists and 67 cast-bronze bells. ...
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In July 1916, the nation was enthralled by a series of shark attacks along the Jersey Shore. This month, Matawan commemorates this anniversary. ...
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Moments of Garden State gallantry to celebrate this summer....
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Blue Heaven

June 16, 2016

100 years ago, South Jersey’s own Elizabeth White created the modern-day blueberry business....
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Feel spiritual at these unique holy places....
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New Jersey has its share of labyrinths intended for spiritual or intellectual inspiration....
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From military outposts and memorials to strange, sweet communities, history abounds in the Garden State....
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"I recognize the symptoms of higher learning," said Theodore Roosevelt to a cheering Rutgers crowd....
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At Historic Jersey City Harsimus Cemetery, you're more likely to see a gentle goat chewing on weeds than a spooky specter....
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History is happening in New Jersey, and we just happen to be in the greatest state in the world. ...
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These abandoned spots offer a peek to Jersey's rich past....
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Gardening design mixed with American history in a Chatham gardener's April 2016 release, "All the Presidents' Gardens," makes for a great last-minute Mother's Day gift. ...
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Seventy years ago this month, Jackie Robinson ushered in the integrated era of professional baseball....
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These storybook structures were home to many of our state's wealthiest inventors and entrepreneurs....
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Archivist Charlie Horner reveals the hidden history of Asbury Park’s long-lost R&B and jazz scene....
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Jersey beer history includes a 1765 law denying free beer to British soldiers and Krueger introducing canned beer in 1935....
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A mysterious photo links a man to the older brother he never knew....
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Pig farmer Henry J. Krajewski wanted our votes—and he’d promise free beer to get them....
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Originally known as the Freehold Colored School, Court Street School fostered a community for a neighborhood of black families....
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