Russell Roberts's Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey (Rivergate Regionals PDF

By Russell Roberts

ISBN-10: 0813569451

ISBN-13: 9780813569451

Did you know—
—that a brand new Jerseyan used to be the 1st president of the United States?

—that New Jersey was once the positioning of the 1st prepared collage soccer game?

—that New Jersey used to be the site of 1 of the main devastating espionage assaults of global warfare I?

—that the heroics of a brand new Jersey girl kept hundreds of thousands of individuals from death of yellow fever?

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

These and different interesting tales are available within the newly updated Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, a treasury of latest Jersey tales that commemorate the original history and value of the backyard kingdom. Russell Roberts has scoured New Jersey, from excessive element to Cape may perhaps, to carry readers a pleasant potpourri of proof, essays, lists, photographs, tales, and legends approximately New Jersey. Readers will find out how New Jersey was the heart of the movie universe, the foundation 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 lots more and plenty extra. find out about the geology of latest Jersey, know about the state’s ever-changing climate, and the way New Jersey used to be selected for the well-known (or notorious) battle of the Worlds radio broadcast that panicked the state. All this and extra is in Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey, the final word New Jersey book.

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

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