Encyclopedia of New Jersey
Maxine N. Lurie, Marc Mappen
Rutgers University Press, 2004 - History - 927 pages
The Encyclopedia of New Jersey is the most extensive reference work ever published on the Garden State. The Encyclopedia contains nearly 3,000 original articles, along with 585 illustrations and 130 maps, collecting a wealth of information about the state in one volume. The Encyclopedia is filled with fascinating and interesting entries ranging from New Jersey's earliest history to the present. For example-Did you know that New Jersey was once divided into two parts-East Jersey and West Jersey? That streptomycin was first isolated at Rutgers University? Or that the first vote cast by an African American under the Fifteenth Amendment was in Perth Amboy? How about that New Jersey was the site of the first intercollegiate football game? These facts, and thousands more, can be found in the pages of the Encyclopedia of New Jersey. This volume will provide the answers to questions about New Jersey that you never even knew you had!
Whether you are merely perusing the pages or are researching a particular subject, the Encyclopedia of New Jersey is your definitive source for information on the Garden State, covering a broad range of subject areas, including:
* Architecture, decorative arts, painting, and sculpture
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This wide-ranging and detail-rich A-to-Z on the Garden State is possibly the most comprehensive encyclopedia available on the subject. The editors, who have both previously authored books about New ... Read full review
Me n my wife worked in 1981 we had to plan to get married at the park our boss Pat wad a awesome boss we meet some friends like guy that ran the boomerang, Mike named animal nick names and Jeff he whistle after every sentences made people laugh and PJ a great guy that loved people. The Hamburger stand was the best. We thank you for a wonderful time and memories we will not forget one day we might leave a legacy by opening up amusement park ourselves in 2018 we will let you know keeping legacy alive.
Jerry n Chris Ventricelli