from the archive

Author: Cliff Robinson

Finding oneself in Central Jersey, whether East or West

A map showing the 1706 dividing line between East and West New Jersey.

As a relative newcomer to the Garden State–I’ve lived in Princeton for only a little more than a year–I rarely know what local and regional history is common knowledge to New Jerseyans and what is little known or a matter of specialized expertise. I only recently learned, for example, about the long-standing dispute around Central […]