Historic Jersey

Our 10-question quiz will determine if you have what it takes to call yourself a true New Jersey native....
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Defending the Fort

June 17, 2015

As Sandy Hook prepares to greet summer visitors, its guardians ponder the future of Fort Hancock. ...
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Visit this "Land Before Time" haven before it closes doors in September. ...
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In her new novel, Judy Blume recalls the scary days when airplanes seemed to rain from the skies over her native Elizabeth....
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These Garden State spots each have their own unique stories to tell....
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Our favorite, little-known Garden State factoids, courtesy of Russell Robert's book "Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey."...
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Simple tools and a bit of patience yield fossils aplenty at Big Brook....
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For one not-so-memorable year, the Newark Peppers brought big-league baseball (with 10-cent bleacher seats) to the Garden State. ...
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The National Park Service marks its centennial this month—and New Jersey has 12 reasons to celebrate....
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The 70 South Gallery in Morristown is calling photographers to submit images for an exhibit it is mounting to coincide… Read the rest

With help from a time machine, here's our picks for Jersey's all-star team....
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New Jersey is home to many remarkable, awe-inspiring women....
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The Governor at 80

March 23, 2015

His gentlemanly style of politics may be out of favor, but 25 years after leaving office, Tom Kean is still intent on making a difference. ...
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A community fights to save a landmark of African-American history....
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Fraught with peril, the Underground Railroad was a route out of bondage for untold numbers of escaped slaves....
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Buckets of clay and plenty of TLC keep South Jersey’s Nothnagle Cabin as sound as when it was built—a mere 377 years ago. ...
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A Tree Grows in Jersey

December 9, 2014

When Rockefeller Center needs a big one, it swings its ax here. ...
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New book explores the governor’s life and times....
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New Jerseyans often think the world revolves around their state. A new exhibit at the New Jersey State Museum shows the impact the Garden State had at dozens of World's Fairs....
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50 years ago, the University of Utah and West Virginia University squared off in an epic indoor bowl game, right in AC....
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