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Public Scholars Project
New Jersey, Pre & Post Revolution
May 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM | Bridgewater, NJ | Heritage Trail Association (Van Horne House)
Have you ever thought about how New Jersey was created? Perhaps you’ve wondered about how East and West Jersey came to be? Or you’ve considered how life changed for landowners as the American Revolution intensified? The way the state developed before, during, and after the revolution, including some of its distinctive features that still remain today, is fascinating. In this session, significant topics like New Jersey’s role in politics, transportation, trade, and agricultural on the eve of revolution will be explored.
Jonathan Mercantini, Ph.D.
Acting Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Associate Professor of History at Kean University
Heritage Trail Association (Van Horne House)
941 E Main St