Happy Birthday NJ!PS I fixed Wednesday's post you can fill in the form to vote now.
As discussed last week, 350 years ago in 1664, New Jersey became a colony. On July 2, 1776, New Jersey became the 4th colony to adopt a constitution. The New Jersey State Archives has this constitution to view digitally.From the PreambleWhereas all the constitutional Authority, everpossessed by the Kings of Great Britain over these Colonies, … Continue reading NJ 350 – NJ’s First Constitution
A Short History of New Jersey - from The Official Website for The State of New JerseyDelaware IndiansThe first people to live on the land now known as New Jersey were the Delaware Indians. They lived here starting at least 10,000 years ago. Anywhere from 8,000 to 20,000 Delaware Indians lived in the area when … Continue reading NJ 350 – Brief History of New Jersey
Part of the celebration of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary are these short videos that tell some great stories about the people, places, and events of New Jersey. I've shared the video preview of the mini-movies and you can go here to watch the ones that Kean University currently has released. Over the next few weeks … Continue reading Friday Video: It Happened Here: New Jersey – Preview
This year marks the 350th Anniversary of NJ and there are a ton of programs and things around the state. I thought I would share some of them in case you were looking for some stay-cation things to do this summer. This list is just a sampling, visit the NJ 350 website for a full … Continue reading New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary