Colts Neck

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Colts Neck, the Monmouth County township known by thatname only since 1962, has witnessed a rapid pace of changein its recent past. The once-rural community has been adaptingto suburbanization but longtime residents yearn to preservememories of the municipality's heritage, and in particular,recollections of two well-known communities.Colts Neck's North American Phalanx was one of America'sbest-known, nineteenth-century cooperative communities,and as such has garnered the interest of philosophers and socialscientists. In a completely different historical vein, Colts Neckembraces Scobeyville, widely known as the home of Laird's.Synonymous with New Jersey distilling, Laird's has produced theApple Jack beverage for many years.
ISBN: 9780738590073
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Historian Randall Gabrielan has selected over 200 vintage images to illustrate these and other aspects of Colts Neck's development. From the Earle NWS to the many diverse farms and pastoral villages that comprise this charming Monmouth County community, Mr. Gabrielan's account includes detailed information on the broad historical significance of Colts Neck from a local point of view. The book will surely prove a valuable addition to the popular collection of Images of America titles that Mr. Gabrielan has written over the past four years.
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