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New Jersey History

  • Apr 20, 1524

    Europeon Explorer

    Europeon Explorer
    Giovanni Da Verrazzano was the first europeon explorer.
  • Henry Hudson

    Henry Hudson
    Henry Hudson sailed on the Hudson River under the Dutch flag.
  • Greenwich Tea party

    Greenwich Tea party
    A shipment of tea was burned by angry colonists in Grennwich, New Jersey called Greenwich Tea Party.
  • Slaves

    The last slaves were freed in New Jersey.
  • The Holland Tunnel

    The Holland tunnel opened joining Jersey City and lower
  • Kenneth Gibson

    Kenneth Gibson was the first African-American mayor in Newark,new Jersey.
  • The Federal Gorvernment

    The Federal government protects the pinelands.
  • Pridential Center

    Prudential Center jin Newark opens.