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By Russell Roberts

ISBN-10: 0813569451

ISBN-13: 9780813569451

Did you know—
—that a brand new Jerseyan was once the 1st president of the United States?

—that New Jersey used to be the positioning of the 1st equipped university soccer game?

—that New Jersey was once the positioning of 1 of the main devastating espionage assaults of worldwide battle I?

—that the heroics of a brand new Jersey girl stored millions of individuals from death of yellow fever?

—that one of many first American people heroes lived in New Jersey—and jumped off waterfalls?

These and different attention-grabbing tales are available within the newly updated Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, a treasury of recent Jersey tales that commemorate the original background and significance of the backyard kingdom. Russell Roberts has scoured New Jersey, from excessive element to Cape may perhaps, to convey readers a pleasant potpourri of proof, essays, lists, images, tales, and legends approximately New Jersey. Readers will learn the way New Jersey was the guts of the movie universe, the beginning of the Jersey satan and different well known tall stories, the place Norman Mailer and Abbot & Costello have been born, the place Aaron Burr and Leo, the M-G-M lion, lie buried, and masses extra. find out about the geology of latest Jersey, learn about the state’s ever-changing climate, and the way New Jersey was once selected for the recognized (or notorious) conflict of the Worlds radio broadcast that panicked the kingdom. All this and extra is in Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, the last word New Jersey book.

This revised version includes new sections on Lawnside, the Morris Canal, Albert Einstein in Princeton, The Bordentown handbook education tuition, Rockefeller/Ocean County Park, the bicycle railroad, Morro fort, Alice Paul, and more.

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