Hightstown and East Windsor

Hightstown and East Windsor


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Hightstown and East Windsor by Peggy S. Brennan, Frank J. Jr. Brennan

Hightstown Borough and East Windsor Township are two neighboring New Jersey communities steeped in history. Over the years, the two towns have seen numerous important developments in agriculture and the area has served as a hub for small-town commerce and railroad travel. Several notable historic figures made their way through the region over the years as well, including Clara Barton, the Marquis de Lafayette, Horace Greeley, Phineas T. Barnum,
and Woodrow Wilson.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531647469
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/06/1996
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

With Hightstown and East Windsor, authors Peggy and Frank Brennan have presented selected glimpses of the communities from 1834 to 1950. Using images drawn primarily from the collections of local residents, the Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society, and the Peddie School, the Brennans offer a brilliant illustration of what life was like for residents of these communities in the past. The authors' hope is that this book, like their popular history of the town of Cranbury, will provoke nostalgic recollection in the minds of longtime residents, and stimulate the interest of newcomers in the history of their area.

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