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Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey.

By: Roberts, Russell.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Rivergate Regionals Collection: Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2015Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (288 p.).ISBN: 9780813569468.Subject(s): New Jersey -- History -- Anecdotes | New Jersey -- History -- Miscellanea | New Jersey -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rediscover the Hidden New JerseyDDC classification: 974.9 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Series Page ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Contents""; ""Preface to the Second Edition""; "" 1. New Jersey Firsts""; ""2. The Rocks, the Land, and Other Things""; ""3. Interesting People""; ""4. The Sporting Life""; ""5. Canning, Building, Riding, and Other Fascinating Things About New Jersey""; ""6. Celebrated Sons and Distinguished Daughters""; ""7. Great Storms""; ""8. Ghosts, Tall Tales, and Legends""; ""9. Historical Happenings""; ""10. A Town Treasury""; ""11. When New Jersey Was Hollywood""; ""12. It�s the Natural Thing to Do""; ""13. Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels""
""14. The Call of the Pines""""15. Birthplaces and Burial Sites""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""About the Author""
Summary: Did you know--that a New Jerseyan was the first president of the United States?-that New Jersey was the site of the first organized college football game?-that New Jersey was the location of one of the most devastating espionage attacks of World War I?-that the heroics of a New Jersey woman saved thousands of people from dying of yellow fever?-that one of the first American folk heroes lived in New Jersey-and jumped off waterfalls?These and other fascinating stories can be found in the newly updated Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, a treasury of New Jersey stories that celebrate the unique he
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""Series Page ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Contents""; ""Preface to the Second Edition""; "" 1. New Jersey Firsts""; ""2. The Rocks, the Land, and Other Things""; ""3. Interesting People""; ""4. The Sporting Life""; ""5. Canning, Building, Riding, and Other Fascinating Things About New Jersey""; ""6. Celebrated Sons and Distinguished Daughters""; ""7. Great Storms""; ""8. Ghosts, Tall Tales, and Legends""; ""9. Historical Happenings""; ""10. A Town Treasury""; ""11. When New Jersey Was Hollywood""; ""12. It�s the Natural Thing to Do""; ""13. Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels""

""14. The Call of the Pines""""15. Birthplaces and Burial Sites""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""About the Author""

Did you know--that a New Jerseyan was the first president of the United States?-that New Jersey was the site of the first organized college football game?-that New Jersey was the location of one of the most devastating espionage attacks of World War I?-that the heroics of a New Jersey woman saved thousands of people from dying of yellow fever?-that one of the first American folk heroes lived in New Jersey-and jumped off waterfalls?These and other fascinating stories can be found in the newly updated Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, a treasury of New Jersey stories that celebrate the unique he

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RUSSELL ROBERTS is a freelance writer who has lived in New Jersey all his life and now resides in Bordentown. He is the coauthor of Down the Jersey Shore (Rutgers University Press) and many other books for adults and children.

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