Hidden New Jersey

Hidden New Jersey

By Linda J. Barth; Hazel Mitchell (Illustrator)

Mackinac Island Press, Hardcover, 9781934133231, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2012

Description

Explore the great state of New Jersey, from the capital of Trenton to the Crossroads, from the Pine Barrens to the Watchungs, from the Lower Delaware to the popular shore. New Jersey has it all—history, culture, nature, industry, and fun! Children and their families will love learning about the amazing past and present of America’s third state. They can even use it as a guide for trips to all the great sites in New Jersey. Stand on the spot where George Washington stood after crossing the Delaware to fight for American independence. Visit the Cowtown Rodeo in Woodstown for a whoop and a holler. Grab a hammer and mine for your own minerals at the Franklin Mineral Museum. Travel north to south, east to west–—you’ll never run out of amazing things to see and do in New Jersey.



About the Author
For The Delaware and Raritan Canal at Work, Linda J. Barth selected vintage images from the Canal Society of New Jersey, the Franklin Township Public Library, and private collections. The author of Arcadia's first book on the Delaware and Raritan Canal, as well as numerous canal and travel articles, she grew up in the canal town of South Bound Brook. A longtime member of the board of the Canal Society of New Jersey, she leads tours on canals throughout the Northeast.