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Grounds at Sand Brook, campgrounds of the Continental Army in 1777

In 1901, Jonathan M. Hoppock wrote a short article about an army encampment near Sand Brook during the Revolution. He learned about it from his father and grandfather. He did not know who lived there in the 1780s, so I went to work to find out. CLICK here for full story.

Pittstown-cover-300x482A recent book by Stephanie Stevens explores the history of Pittstown from the perspective of roads leading to it. She uncovered some very fascinating information on the role that Pittstown played in the Revolution, along with some of its later history with the Deats Manufactory and the railroad station where county peach farmers gathered. An important book for students of Hunterdon’s history. CLICK here for full story.