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Journey Through Jersey: Discover the History of New Jersey

New Jersey history is everywhere, hidden away on quiet back roads, right out in plain site, in urban areas, country towns and villages, and along the Jersey shore. Historic sites across the state tell intriguing stories of New Jersey’s diverse, inventive, creative and revolutionary people.

Stand in a room where George Washington made critical decisions during the Revolution. Visit the place where Thomas Edison’s creativity gave us light bulbs and moving pictures. Take in a 19th century farmstead and a village where New Jersey’s famous blueberries were first cultivated. Stroll the seaside town famous for its Doo-Wop motels. Climb inside Lucy the Elephant. The choices are many - explore on your own or plan your trip by choosing an interest or region. History is alive and waiting for you.