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Cape May County

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New Illustrated Booklet. The early days of Cape May County, NJ, and its various communities --Cape Island, Cape May Courthouse, Cape May Town, Cold Sprint, Dennis, Dennisville, Fishing Creek, Lower, Middle and Upper -- are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 23 Page Booklet reprinted from two hard to find books: the 1847 edition of John Warner Barber and Henry Howe's Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey and New Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past, a WPA project published in 1939. The spiral-bound booklet is printed one-sided on 60# paper, with the fine print enlarged for easier reading. Clear vinyl has been added to protect the front cover. The Howe/Barber history covers the development of this area until about 1844, while excerpts from the WPA book, give a nostalgic glympse from a 1939 vantage point, including interesting historical notes, especially as they relate to sightseeing possibilities. Among the many and varied topics in the booklet are: Early Settlers; a Physical Description of the county; Recollections of Thomas Leaming, an early resident and a whaler; Names of those Friendly to the Revolutionary Cause; History of the Presbyterian Church and the Baptist Church, including many names; Stories of the Revolutionary War; Tombstone Inscriptions; Early Surveys; Early Court Extracts, mostly involving alcohol; the Townsend Family and other Early Families; Wreck of the Perserverance; Henry Young, Capt. William Treen, Nathaniel Holmes and other prominent men; and other interesting bits of history and trivia. The booklet contains delightful hand-drawn sketches by Barber and Howe of Cape May Island and Cape May Courthouse.

Cape May County, NJ
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Cover of Cape May County History

Sources: Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey / Cape May County History
Authors: John Warner Barber and Henry Howe
Original Publication Year: 1847
Original Publisher: Louis H. Everts
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