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History of Somerset Hills Book

The Somerset Hills by Ludwig Schumacher written in 1900 - Click Here to downloadThe Library of Congress, with a grant provided by the Sloan Foundation has digitized a fantastic book that was originally published back in 1913.

Full of facts, background, and some great story telling that dates back to the early 17th century. The complete book is 135 pages, but they are small. Images included as well.

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“The Somerset hills; being a brief record of significant facts in the early history of the hill country of Somerset County,

New Jersey" Being a Brief Record of Significant Facts in the Early History of the Hill Country of Somerset County New Jersey"

By Ludwig Schumacher
New Amsterdam Book Company
156 Fifth Avenue
New York

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Cloth (light spine soiling). Pluckamin, Bedminster, Bernardsville, Basking Ridge, Lamington, Mendham, Peapack, and vicinity.


I. General Survey - - - - 1
II. Indian Tradition and History - 20
III. Society in Colonial Somerset - 29
IV. Pluckamin and Bedminister - - 41
V. Bernardsville _ - - - 62
VI. Basking Ridge - - - - 71
VII. Lamington - - - - - III
VIII. Mendham, Peapack, etc. - - 118
IX. Epilogue __ - - - 123
X. Notes on Illustrations - - - 129


When you're done reading this one, check out his other book -

Major General The Earl of Stirling copyright 1897 by Ludwig Schumacher - Click Here



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