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Through our last Revolutionary NJ Blog entry, historian Earl Cain consulted the works of Atlantic County Historian Rev. Norman Goos to share the contributions of New Jersey’s Patriot seamen in the fight for independence. In this installment, he tells the story of the October 1778 British attack on the...

Today, we see the Jersey shore as an ocean playground, but during the Revolution, the story was much different. New Jersey was a seafaring state, and its sailors and ship owners wreaked havoc on Great Britain’s storied naval fleet. As privateers, they supplemented a very small United States navy....

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Union Township Historical Society’s to Host Gala Celebration

The Union Township Historical Society will host a Gala to celebrate the 350th Anniversary...

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18th Century Field Day & Annual Jonas Cattell Run at Red Bank Battlefield- Oct. 22

Enjoy battle reenactments, colonial demonstrators, vendors, food, and fun! Learn about the Battle of...

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New Jersey Cemeteries and Tombstones: History in the Landscape- Oct. 23

As Halloween approaches, the Woodbridge Historical Association monthly meeting on Monday, October 23, will...

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Crossroads’ Fall Conference- The Art of Period Dress- November 17 & 18

“THE ART OF PERIOD DRESS PART 2” REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Crossroads is excited...

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“Local Origins of the Molly Pitcher Legend”- Oct. 24

This question from the ‘50s game show, “To Tell the Truth,” might come to...

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Lawrence Historical Society’s First Ghost Bus Tour- Oct. 21

Do you like things that go bump in the night?  Have a hankering to...

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