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South Jersey Towns: History and Legends

South Jersey Towns: History and Legends

by William McMahon
     
 
No region in the nation has a richer heritage than the eight counties of South Jersey--Cape May, Salem, Cumberland, Atlantic, Gloucester, Camden, Burlington, and Ocean. In this book William McMahon has collected an assortment of little-known information and historical anecdotes about the people and places of this area.

"Mr. McMahon offers a chronicle that is full of

Overview

No region in the nation has a richer heritage than the eight counties of South Jersey--Cape May, Salem, Cumberland, Atlantic, Gloucester, Camden, Burlington, and Ocean. In this book William McMahon has collected an assortment of little-known information and historical anecdotes about the people and places of this area.

"Mr. McMahon offers a chronicle that is full of storms and fires, shipbuilding and shipwrecks, privateers and pirates, taverns and publick houses, Indians and Liberty Boys, boom towns and ghost towns, moonshining and medicine shows, stagecoach lines and railroads, spies and betrayals, and--botanically--cranberries, eelgrass, and poison love apples (tomatoes)."--New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813507187
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1973
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.82(d)

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