Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey

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Rutgers University Press, 1936 - History - 280 pages
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"Villages have disappeared even from the maps, the vestiges described by Beck having been obliterated by the bulldozer or the attrition of time. Only this book remains, a labor of love, to tell their stories." --Chicago Tribune Long regarded as folklife classics, Henry Charlton Beck's books are vivid re-creations of the back roads, small towns, and legends that give New Jersey its special character. Rutgers University Press is pleased to make these important books available again in newly designed editions.
  

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Great history, well written. I travel through much of the areas listed and was happy to read of towns and people long gone. Well worth my time! Read full review

Contents

PACE
16
Ongs Hat
19
Batsto
25
Batstos hotel and company store
33
The Doctor of the Pines
35
Speedwell
49
Prospertown
52
Prospertown Archers Corner Colliers Mill
53
The mill and hotel at Brindle Town
125
Cranberry Hall
127
Sweetwater
133
Pleasant Mills of Sweetwater
144
Old Half Way
145
A Womans Town
149
Forgotten Little Pine Mill
161
The Man They Hanged
167

Loveladies and Peahala
59
Leeds Point
64
New Egypt
65
The Tuckerton Road
69
Pine Grove Union Church
75
The Hermit of LaHaWay
77
Ruins of the Ellis Adams farmhouse at Calico
84
Calico
85
Rattlesnake Aces Town
89
Home of Rattlesnake Ace
93
President and Princess
95
Oven of the Pasadena Terra Cotta Company
100
Pasadena Not California
101
SmithvilleHighBicycle Town
105
Hezekiah B Smith and his bicycle railroad bet non
113
Waretown and the Quaker Baptists
115
The Methodist meetinghouse at Port Elizabeth
119
Brindle Town
121
Harrisia or Harrisville
175
Upper Mill
183
Fairton New England Crossroads
191
The Murder at Bamber
203
Gloucester Furnace
213
Catawba and Etna
217
Slabtown and Copany
221
Forsaken Mount Misery
233
Indians and the Wizard
239
Hanover Furnace
247
Red Lion
251
Hocka mick
255
Hogless Hog Wallow
259
Double Trouble and Dover
265
Atsayunk of the Atsiyonks
269
A Note on the Author
279
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Beck was a concert violinist, an author, an Episcopal priest.

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