History

Peek at Past Days

Throughout the last few centuries, Bridgeton has accumulated a series of impressive accomplishments. It was at the forefront of American independence, served as a model

Bridgetowne

It’s fitting that the Cohansey River is named after a Native American chief of the Lenni-Lenape tribe who populated what is now Cumberland County prior

Comics to Cinema

The entertainment world has always drawn from a variety of sources, adapting and refashioning them to appeal to new audiences. This is true of the

South Jersey Glass

As its name indicates, Glassboro was once a town linked to the profitable glassworks business, but its existence pre-dates that of Millville’s legacy in the

County Lines

The genealogy of Gloucester County’s townships over the past several centuries offers a fascinating menu of changes and ‘what if…” possibilities as a result of

Centennial Year

In 1961, Vineland’s male residents were preoccupied with growing beards for the city’s centennial, young women vied for the prestigious role of Centennial Queen and

Storybook Ending

Anyone visiting the six-decade-old Egg Harbor Township amusement park Storybook Land wouldn’t expect to encounter Vineland history on the grounds, yet a remnant of the

Camden Poet

In the final eight years of his life, poet Walt Whitman finally earned the acclaim he had sought during the previous several decades. But his

Laurel Springs

While many South Jersey residents are aware that 19th century poet Walt Whitman resided in Camden for nearly two decades, a lesser-known fact is that,

Alliance Grows

The formation of Alliance Colony in Cumberland County in 1882 established what would become a successful Jewish farming community, but there was much more that