Historic Jersey

Historic Moments

How the South Jersey city revolutionized entertainment by becoming the birthplace of commercially viable TV.
Jazz was a fixture of clubs throughout Newark and Asbury Park, where greats like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday plied their trade.

People in History

Alexander Hamilton’s slayer died in disgrace. The latest insult: He never got a musical.
During World War II, New Jersey’s Tuskegee Airmen fought battles at home, as well as over Europe.