Abandonments have the command to shock and engage us. While adventuring through forsaken rooms, rusted collections, and dark hallways, one views the vestiges of what once was. Decay is alluring, and represents unlimited time and nature, but it also provides a sense of where we have been and how that made us who we are.
No state has been so frequently mocked, maligned, or misunderstood as New Jersey. Yet the state is filled with amazing places and people who rarely receive the media attention they deserve.
The historic Raritan Bay stretches from Staten Island to Sandy Hook, including the beach communities of Monmouth County. With its proximity to New York City and Jersey shore attractions, the bay region has been the setting for compelling moments throughou.
By the author of Ashes Under Water (Lyons Press), here is one of the great untold stories of World War II. The Hidden Hindenburg at last reveals the cause of aviation's most famous disaster and the duplicity that kept the truth from coming to light for three generations. It also finally catches up with a German legend who misled the world about the Hindenburg to bury his own Nazi connections.
Making the Scene in the Garden State explores New Jersey’s rich musical heritage through stories about the musicians, listeners and fans who came together to create sounds from across the American popular music spectrum.
Drawing on rarely seen photographs and other materials from the Teaneck Public Library and private collections, author Jay Levin chronicles the intriguing history of Teaneck.
Originally inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Indians and settled.
"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.
James Collins Johnson made his name by escaping slavery in Maryland and fleeing to Princeton, New Jersey, where he built a life in a bustling community of African Americans working at what is now Princeton University. After only four years, he was recognized by a student from Maryland, arrested, and subjected to a trial for extradition under the 1793 Fugitive Slave Act.
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.
Madness on trial presents a powerful reinterpretation of the history of madness. It examines the strong influence of civil law on our understanding of, and responses to, madness in England and in the North American territory of New Jersey, which has not hitherto undergone major academic investigation.
The instant New York Times-bestselling memoir from the outspoken former governor--an "explosive" (Guardian) "must read" (Hugh Hewitt) account of Chris Christie's life in politics including his "not to miss" (Entertainment Weekly) insights into Donald Trump.$29.95ISBN: 9781941948088Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Wild River Consulting & Publishing, LLC - November 7th, 2018
Cemeteries have stories to tell, voices to unearth--and lessons from the past that we can draw upon to better shape the future. If These Stones Could Talk brings fresh light to a forgotten corner of American history that begins in a small cemetery in central New Jersey.