Kids can dig into history near & far and learn about mermaids 👸, a very old cemetery ⛼, telephone scientists 📞, an old paint source 🖌, and a game like Monopoly 🎲 in this week's "Rock Solid History News Digest! " Sign up at the button above for the full newsletter with family-friendly events in NJ/NY.
Mermaids in New Jersey: a full breakdown
By Sarah Griesbach for Hoboken Girl
Cemetery in Sparkill that's filled with history marks its 175th year
By News 12 Staff
Black innovators reflect on time at Bell Labs: ‘I was born to be a scientist’
By Andrew Harrison for Centraljersey.com
This 12,000-year-old Wyoming quarry could be North America’s oldest mine
By Sarah Kuta for Smart News & Smithsonian Magazine
Monopoly-like board games were part of life in Goliath's birthplace - study
By The Jerusalem Post (photo courtesy of hasbro.com)
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