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Upcoming Events - May 10, 2014 — Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair - Washington Crossing State Park, Titusville, NJ.

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Porter Methodist Episcopal Church, West Hoboken

"I would appreciate suggestions on how to access marriage records of Porter Methodist Episcopal Church in West Hoboken for 19th century. According to Civil War Pension application..."


WWII Italian P.O.W. Excursions to Hudson County

"During World War II, there were Italian P.O.W.’s in 18 States of the United States. A few of which were here in New Jersey. The soldiers had been captured in Africa, but with no place to keep them, they were brought to the U.S..."

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  • Learning About and Dating Ambrotype Photographs
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