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South Jersey towns, history and legend

Author: William H McMahon
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press [1973]
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Genre/Form: Local history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McMahon, William H.
South Jersey towns, history and legend.
New Brunswick, N.J., Rutgers University Press [1973]
(OCoLC)643568972
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H McMahon
ISBN: 0813507081 9780813507088
OCLC Number: 539537
Description: xiii, 382 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: The Jersey Cape. Beneath the bay --
Pirate sails --
The light on old Cape May --
The oldest resort --
Seat of government --
Quaker guns --
First ferry in Cape County --
A tale of 1776 --
Doctor on horseback --
Cays of the Cape --
Sunken forests --
Two famous sons named Grace --
The Great Stone Harbor Railroad --
Ships that really went splash! --
An emphatic "No!" --
The first Ford dealer --
Monument to a failure --
A Christian seaside resort --
Saga of the Sindia --
Salem County. Land of Fenwick --
Salem's historic taverns --
The big cattle drive --
Defenders of the bridge --
The affair at Hancock House --
Wistarburg Glass --
Ferry Village --
The patterned brick houses --
Fort Mott --
Here lie the dead --
Burlington County. Oldest community --
River Town --
Military "conversation" --
Taverns and bridges --
A mount of holly --
Bicycles, bands, and a moose --
Black healer of the Pines --
The dream that failed --
Indian Ann --
The Pine Barrens --
Atsion, an iron ghost --
Harrisville --
Other ghosts towns of Burlington County --
Batso, the Iron Town --
Old Gloucester. The Swedes of Raccoon --
A hill called Mullica --
Place of Black Burrs --
Engagement at Red Bank --
House of Glass --
The booz bottle --
The camp meeting town. Cumberland County. A manor town --
Tea for burning --
From cordwood to oysters --
The medicine show --
Bridge gives city name --
Lumber and glass --
The Holly City --
The two-faced clock --
Fruit, eggs, and industry --
From backyard to communion table --
Revolution in the kitchen --
The Seabrook Enterprise --
Atlantic County. Mays Landing --
The skunk --
John Underhill, benefactor --
The attack on Chestnut Neck --
Pleasant Mills --
Iron forges of Atlantic County --
The American almanack of Daniel Leeds --
The Jersey Devil --
Towne of Smithville --
Summer home of the Lenapes --
Ghost towns of Atlantic County --
Home of the Lake Family --
Two beginnings for Hammonton --
Andrew Rider, traveling salesman --
Engine whistle virtuoso --
The wine city --
Bargaintown --
A convincing preacher --
Somers Plantation --
Shipbuilding towns --
Pirates, shipwrecks, and storms --
From arrowheads to jets --
The unusual Colonel McKee --
Queen of the Coast --
Camden County. Haddonfield --
A tavern statehouse --
Newton Colony --
Ferry to Philadelphia --
A town destined to thrive --
The gray poet --
Divided island --
Pennsauken --
Gloucester Town --
Long-a-coming --
Glassworks in the Pines --
Waterford works --
Shane's Castle --
Tomatoes, pork and beans --
His master's voice --
Ocean County. Fish, oysters, and cranberries --
Little Egg Harbor Township --
Tuckerton, salt and privateers --
The affair at Toms River --
Long Beach Island --
Tucker's Island --
The great John Mathis --
Saving lives on the beach --
Old Barney --
Iron and health in the Pines --
Eelgrass : forgotten industry --
Tuckerton tower --
Annapolis of New Jersey --
Home of the dirigibles --
Appendix. Town names past and present.
Responsibility: [by] William McMahon.

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