Freehold: A Hometown History

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Lenni Lenape tribes once foraged where Freehold Raceway and development and rejuvination efforts flourish today in Freehold, seat of Monmouth County. Following European colonization in the mid-seventeenth century, this enterprising community perservered through a major battle and countless skirmishes in the American Revolution, immersion in the Civil War, rapid industrialization, and municipal reorganization. The residents overcame social and political strife, preserving spirit and courage to unify both borough and township for generations to come.
ISBN: 9780738524184
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Making of America
Images: 200
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Barbara Pepe, local historian and professor of New Jersey and United States history, is a board member for the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield and the Advocates for New Jersey History, as well as being a member of the Monmouth County Historical Association and New Jersey Lighthouse Society. Her engaging narrative, accompanied by vivid historic photographs, brings this central New Jersey locale to life.
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