July 31, 2014
NJ350 News
  • New Jersey Is Innovation

    Edison called this Laboratory Complex his Invention Factory...

  • New Jersey is Liberty

    The Old Barracks Museum is a state and national historic landmark that serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history.

  • New Jersey is Diversity

    New Jersey is Diversity. Red Bank jazz great William "Count" Basie's legacy of music embodies the wealth of talent New Jersey offers the world.

  • New Jersey is Liberty

    Morristown served as George Washington's headquarters for two different winter encampments during the Revolutionary War.

  • New Jersey is Diversity

    New Jersey's divserse landscape is home to the Howell Living History Farm.

  • New Jersey is Innovation

    The first condensed soup in America was developed in Camden in 1897.

  • New Jersey is Diversity

    Shorelines, farmlands, mountains, cities and suburbs. New Jersey offers a diversity of topography.

  • New Jersey is Innovation

    Demonstrating the spinning wheel at the Spirit of the Jersey's History Fair

  • New Jersey's Birthday at the State Capital, Trenton

    A visit from Simon Crowcroft, constable of St. Helier, Isle of Jersey and members of the Society of Colonial Wars

  • Make a Joyous Noise to Celebrate NJ350

    Members of the Neve Shalom Synagogue commemorate New Jersey's Anniversary

  • Announcing New Jersey's Anniversary

    Members of the Old Barracks Museum in Trenton fire a salute outside the NJ State House in honor of NJ350

  • Fourth Graders in Sayreville Celebrate NJ350

  • Girl Scouts in Ocean County Celebrate NJ's Birthday

  • Fifth Graders in Middlesex County Celebrate NJ350

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Explosion on the Waterfront

Beekman Photo 1

In my years working local history reference at the Jersey City Free Public Library, I have found the explosion at Black Tom to be among the most requested research subjects. In one way, the event was all too common; explosions and fires plagued Jersey City throughout its years as a port. As early as August of 1866, as the railroads’ ... Read More »

Baseball History Lives in Hoboken

Kaplan Photo

When I lived in Hoboken in the early 1980s, the times, as an old folksinger forewarned, they were a changin’.  Developers were streaming into the working-class, mile-square waterfront city and reviving brownstones and railroad flats in their wake.  For most of the 20th century, Hoboken’s gritty industriousness was reflected in its wave of immigrants, but in the era of Reagan, ... Read More »

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