Tag: New Jersey

Interesting story about President George Washington General Greene’s wife – Van Veghten House [pictures]

*Note: Some of the language below may be a little antiquated because its excerpts and transcriptions from a the book -Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey By Weymer Jay Mills .J. B. Lippincott Company – written in 1902 = … Read More

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The Condict House in Morristown is a very historic house in New Jersey – with many famous visitors

*Note: Some of the language below may be a little antiquated because its excerpts and transcriptions from a the book -Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey By Weymer Jay Mills .J. B. Lippincott Company – written in 1902 = … Read More

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Hightstown, New Jersey – School, Garment Plant faces difficulties [photographs from 1936]

Hightstown, New Jersey – Garment Plant faces difficulties continued from Hightstown   “By December the $60,000 contributed by the 120 approved homesteaders of Hightstown Homestead in New Jersey was exhausted, and orders for coats had not been large enough for … Read More

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[Story, historic pics & film] Do you believe that Matthias Bruen still haunts the house of Benjamin Franklin’s son?

*Note: Some of the language below may be a little antiquated because its excerpts and transcriptions from a the book  -Transcription from Historic Houses of New Jersey By Weymer Jay Mills .J. B. Lippincott Company – written in  1902 = The original … Read More

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Have you ever heard of Perth Amboy, New Jersey? They claim they should have the honor of first in flight before the Wright Brothers

Have you ever heard of Perth Amboy, New Jersey? Did you know they can actually claim, first in flight and have one of only 53 replicas of the Liberty Bell? They even have their original seal that is 300 years … Read More

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Have you ever visited the oldest house in New Jersey, the Trent House? It has a history tied to America’s founding days

The home of the man who Trenton, New Jersey is named after is still standing and many people have never visited it. The home was built in 1719 as a summer home for William Trent. He died on Christmas Day, 1724, and a … Read More

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