History Books - State - New Jersey

The George Washington Bridge: Poetry in Steel Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780813594613
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Published: Rutgers University Press - January 17th, 2020

Since opening in 1931, the George Washington Bridge, linking New York and New Jersey, has become the busiest bridge in the world, with 103 million vehicles crossing it in 2016.


Abandoned Southern New Jersey: A Bounty of Oddities Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781634991773
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Published: America Through Time - November 25th, 2019

Even the New Jersey state government admits to New Jersey's unfiltered individuality by way of a "Weird and Wacky New Jersey" video on the government's official tourism website. New Jersey even lays claim to a magazine, Weird New Jersey, now in its twenty-fifth year of publication. Sometimes the quirky things in life promote the most memorable experiences.


The Bridge That Saved a Nation: Bergen County, New Bridge and the Hackensack Valley Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781634991650
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Published: America Through Time - October 28th, 2019

"Historian, Kevin Wright, and his wife, Deborah Powell, moved into the eighteenth-century Steuben House at New Bridge Landing in 1981 as part of his employment in the NJDEP. They, together with other stakeholders, rejuvenated the Revolutionary War landmark and battleground into the historic gem it is today.


Montvale (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467104296
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - October 7th, 2019

Montvale is a small borough of approximately 4.5 square miles in the picturesque Pascack Valley in northeastern Bergen County, New Jersey. How the borough grew from a small farming community to a population of nearly 9,000 in 2019 is told through the use of vintage photographs.


Swedesboro and Woolwich Township Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467103749
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - September 23rd, 2019

Prior to 1870, the main routes of commerce entering Swedesboro were Kings Highway by land or Raccoon Creek by water. When the Swedesboro Railroad was completed in October 1869, it started a new era of growth in the Swedesboro-Woolwich area. Produce was loaded on railcars for distant markets. Warehouses and industry exploded adjacent to the rail yard.


The Big Book of New Jersey Ghost Stories (Big Book of Ghost Stories) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781493043828
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - July 17th, 2019

Hauntings lurk and spirits linger in the Garden State Reader, beware Turn these pages and enter the world of the paranormal, where ghosts and ghouls alike creep just out of sight. Authors Patricia A. Martinelli and Charles A. Stansfield Jr. shine a light in the dark corners of New Jersey and scare those spirits out of hiding in this thrilling collection.


Middlesex County Through Time Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781635000818
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Published: America Through Time - January 28th, 2019

Middlesex County ranks among the highest income counties in the United States. Highly accessible and equally traversed, the county boasts three active rail lines. Every single town in the governance is served by public bus. History holds dear the Revolutionary history made here, as well as the advances led by Thomas Edison at Menlo Park and Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick.


Crossroads of the Revolution: Trenton 1774 - 1783 Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781948496087
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Published: Knox Press - March 19th, 2019

History of Trenton New Jersey during the American Revolution

Exhaustively researched and beautifully written, this it he story of revolutionary Trenton, New Jersey both a critical supply post and a crucial junction halfway between loyalist New York, and patriot Philadelphia. 

Trenton between 1774 and 1783 is a microcosm of the challenges faced by ordinary Americans during the


Italians of Greater Paterson (Images of America) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467102957
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - April 15th, 2019

In the early 1900s, the Little Italy, Riverside, Stony Road, and Sandy Hill sections of Paterson, all within walking distance of booming factories and mills, became neighborhoods that offered Italian immigrants the opportunity to be near employment and to have a better life for themselves and their families.


A Brief History of Woodbridge, New Jersey Cover Image
By Phill Provance, Michael Provance (Photographer)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467135856
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Published: History Press - April 15th, 2019

Although a relatively peaceful suburb today, Woodbridge is anything but a placid place to hang your hat. Hero Natty Fitz Randolph became enshrined in local lore for his daring attacks on the British during the Revolutionary War. Rich clay deposits sparked the city's industrial revolution, bringing fortune and soaring architecture to the area.


Barnegat Light (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467103268
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 10th, 2019

At the mouth of Barnegat Inlet, Native Americans, whalers, pirates, fishermen, and revolutionaries once lazed, fished, fought, and died on Barnegat Light's sands before modern progress and big-city developers tried to build the next Atlantic City.


A Mayor for All the People: Kenneth Gibson's Newark Cover Image
By Robert C. Holmes (Editor), Richard W. Roper (Editor), David Dinkins (Contributions by), Bonnie Coleman (Foreword by), Sheila Oliver (Contributions by), Fred Means (Contributions by), Barbara Kukla (Contributions by), Martin Bierbaum (Contributions by), Sharpe James (Contributions by), Ronald Rice (Contributions by), Fran Adubato (Contributions by), Sheldon Bross (Contributions by), Elizabeth Del Tufo (Contributions by), Robert Pickett (Contributions by), Marie Villani (Contributions by), Steve Adubato (Contributions by), Harold Hodes (Contributions by), William Payne (Contributions by), Grizel Ubarry (Contributions by), Deforest B. Soaries (Contributions by), Junius Williams (Contributions by), Elton Hill (Contributions by), Harold Gibson (Contributions by), Camille Savocca Gibson (Contributions by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9780813598765
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Published: Rutgers University Press - November 15th, 2019

In 1970, Kenneth Gibson was elected as Newark, New Jersey’s first African-American mayor, a position he held for an impressive sixteen years.


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