How New Jersey Got its First Subdivision

Written by The Two River Times. Posted in Letters & Commentary

How New Jersey Got its First Subdivision

Published on February 28, 2014 with No Comments

By Michele S. Byers

Had things gone differently, this state we’re in might have been called New Netherland, New Sweden, Nova Cesarea or even Albania. But we ended up as New Jersey, a name that honors the Isle of Jersey in Great Britain … and gives us our famous “Jersey”

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