In this week's "Rock Solid History News Digest" for families, earn about a sweet NJ treat 🍬, charity work on an old farm 🌽🌽🌽, a well-earned street name 📛, people in a famous cemetery 👫, and animal catchers called kites 🪁.
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(AMAZING aerial photo above courtesy of the City of Alula in Saudi Arabia. This is an example of a kite...)
Recently I helped co-author an article about the 1918 Influenza pandemic for "New Jersey Studies" Summer 2022 edition. I am available to speak on the subject - in fact I have a presentation on Nov. 9. If you are interested in attending, or scheduling your own presentation (for either a group of adults or children), please contact me here. Many thanks!
(Photo above courtesy of the Library of Congress' American National Red Cross photograph collection: Mrs. Brown in the clutches of influenza.)
Read about the Jersey Devil 👿, a refurbished life-saving station 🌊, a mysterious urn ⚱, age-old remedies for new problems 🦪, and where famous pets ended up 🐔 in this week's "Rock Solid History News Digest!"
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In this week's "Rock Solid History News Digest," read about a new trail 👣, local indigenous history 🔥, a long-forgotten canal 🛶, a girl’s tragically short life 🥃, and an ancient peacock carving 🦚! (photo courtesy of @essexenviroctr)
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In this week's "Rock Solid History Weekly Digest," learn about a really old NJ schoolhouse 🏫, the slave trade in the Meadowlands 🚷, the history of Broadway ⭐🎬, a neat shrimp boat 🦐🚢, and an ancient fridge 🧊...
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