Wonders of New Jersey: 321 - 330

  • 321 Camp Evans According to Preservation New Jersey, "For much of the 20th century, Camp Evans was at the center of the communications revolution. In 1912, the property was the East Coast link in Guglielmo Marconi’s global communications network. In World War II, and for decades thereafter, it was a secret research laboratory run by the Army Signal Corps where many types of radar, including weather radar, were developed. In 1947, electronic signals from Camp Evans were bounced off the moon, demonstrating that messages from Earth could reach a spacecraft." Wall.
  • 322 John Basilone Gunnery Sargent John Basilone was the only marine to receive both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross during World War II. He is most famous for having held off 3,000 Japanese soldiers on Guadalcanal after his unit was reduced to 3 men. Later in the war, he would be killed on the first day of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Raritan.
  • 323 Ocean County Park 323 acres of parkland that used to be the vacation estate of John D. Rockefeller. Many unique species of trees were imported from other parts of the country by Rockefeller and these have now matured to an impressive height. During winter, the park is known as a venue for cross-country skiing. Lakewood.
  • 324 Marconi
  • 325 Four Centuries Weekend A free "Journey Through Union County History" featuring twenty-two historic sites in mid-October. Includes Liberty Hall Museum, Evergreen Cemetery, Woodruff House Eaton Store Museum, Oswald J. Nitschke House, Caldwell Parsonage, Cannon Ball House, Twin Maples, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Carter House, Summit Playhouse, Salt Box Museum, Deserted Village of Feltville-Glenside Park, Littell-Lord Farmstead, Deacon Andrew Hetfield House, Osborn Cannonball House, Drake House Museum, Miller-Cory House Museum, Dr. William Robinson Plantation Museum, Merchants and Drovers Tavern, Union County Performing Arts Center, Crane-Phillips House Museum, Abraham Clark House, Roselle Park Museum, First Presbyterian Church and the Boxwood Hall State Historic House. Throughout Union County.
  • 326 Barron Arts Center Built in 1877, this Richardsonian Revival style building serves as a center for the arts. Its stained-glass windows and clock tower provide an intimate setting for musical performances, PoetsWednesday and art exhibitions by nationally renowned artists and craftsmen. There is also the annual model train display. Woodbridge. 
  • 327 Colonial 3rd New Jersey Regiment 
  • 328 Raceway Park Old Bridge.
  • 329 Trenton Transit Center Trenton.
  • 330 Moll DeGrow In the early 1800s, Newark had its very own witch. Legend says...Moll DeGrow lived on the allegedly haunted Gully Road. People were suspicious of her being a practitioner of the black arts, and eventually when babies started to die, Moll was blamed. The people went to her house with the intention of lynching her, but when they entered her home, she was already dead—sitting in her chair with a smile on her face. Newark.

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