350 Years of New Jersey History: From Stuyvesant to Sandy

350 Years of New Jersey History: From Stuyvesant to Sandy

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In 2014, the great state of New Jersey celebrates its sesquarcentennial--its 350th year since being founded in 1664. First settled as part of New Netherland, each year since has brought moments to remember. In this collection, Jersey authors Joseph Bilby, James Madden and Harry Ziegler present some of these events from each year. Some are well known and important, like the Revolutionary War Battle of Trenton and the many patents filed by Thomas Edison. Others are quirky, such as the birth of the creator of Felix the Cat in 1892 and the opening of America's first traffic circle in 1925. And still others are proud, like the many ways Jersey regiments have served the United States. Discover more than 350 trials and triumphs that have shaped the Garden State.

Author: Joseph G. Bilby, James M. Madden, Harry Ziegler
Publisher: History Press (SC)
Published: 01/28/2014
Pages: 208
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9781626193574