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Troubles continue for Hightstown, New Jersey homesteaders

Troubles continue for Hightstown, New Jersey homesteaders (continued from Troubles Loom Ahead for Hightstown, New Jersey Homesteaders) Hightstown, New Jersey again ran into trouble in November of 1935 when “the factory plan was temporarily dropped by the Resettlement Administration, and Blitzer was dismissed. It was rumored that the project would be discontinued or that it […]

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Hightstown, New Jersey – the final days…..

Hightstown, New Jersey – the final days (continued from: Garment Plant faces difficulties) Many of the New Deal communities were disliked, for one reason or another, by the older inhabitants in the surrounding areas. This local hostility was very marked at Jersey Homesteads. The type of architecture, the extravagance, and the character and nature of the […]