History

"My childhood playground was a part of the rich history of Burlington County, a portal to freedom during slavery."...
Read More »
When Jay Reinert designed Hadrohouse, he wanted to capture the enthusiasm generated by the 19th-century discovery of dinosaur bones nearby....
Read More »
Deemed one of the state's most endangered buildings in 2018, the Woodstown structure is now home to Farmers & Bankers Brewing—and a future event space....
Read More »
Developers are capitalizing on these historic, character-rich spaces—turning them into restaurants, event spaces, offices and even a vape shop....
Read More »
A timeline of the fruit we couldn't live without....
Read More »
The beloved Flexible Flyer Sled was invented in Burlington County in 1889. A free Moorestown museum displays dozens of rare designs from all over the country....
Read More »
It’s been 87 years since New Jersey executed Bruno Richard Hauptmann for kidnapping and killing aviator Charles Lindbergh’s 20-month-old son. ...
Read More »
King’s first-ever recorded sit-in—a little-known confrontation at a Maple Shade tavern in 1950—changed world history....
Read More »
Ku Klux Klan members and Nazis were part of our state's past long before groups like the Proud Boys showed up....
Read More »
Princeton University was the site of the first holiday game 150 years ago....
Read More »
The work of Edward Bowser Jr., which invites comparisons to Frank Lloyd Wright, has been largely overlooked until now....
Read More »
The Essex County community was an idyllic respite for Oakley after years spent living in tents, hotels and rooming houses on tour....
Read More »
The story of the oft-forgotten Battle of Turtle Gut Inlet in June 1776....
Read More »
These attractions have been doling out unique fun around the Garden State for decades....
Read More »
Amid World War II, NJ's Garden Club dreamed up "a living tribute" to military sons and daughters. Today, there are 39 such sites throughout the state....
Read More »
Playtime classics like Play-Doh and Lionel trains began right here....
Read More »
A timeline of delicious innovations, from Taylor ham to Kohr’s Frozen Custard....
Read More »
Howard Unruh’s killing spree marked America’s first modern mass murder. Decades later, it's as relevant as ever....
Read More »
The school's new campus, which opened last September, features a three-story academic building and a 533-bed dorm with ocean views....
Read More »

The 70 South Gallery in Morristown is calling photographers to submit images for an exhibit it is mounting to coincide… Read the rest