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Moguls, Millionaires, Statesmen, Captains of Industry, Financial Giants, Media People, Society Figures, Politicos known about the Somerset Hills Area

From the archives of Inside the Brick Academy -
September 2002
Throughout the year, distinguished residents who live/lived in the Somerset Hills will be listed. Then, as now, the area’s serene beauty and wholesome life style have attracted the rich, famous, and outstanding people. - Click Here

History of the Bernardsville Fire Department - Click Here

Peapack Gladstone Fire Department Turns 100 years old. - Click Here

New Jersey's Revolutionary Experience- A series of twenty-eight now out-of-print pamphlets published by the New Jersey Historical Commission to commemorate the Bicentennial of the American Revolution. The pamphlets explore New Jersey history at the time of the Revolution, by either looking at New Jersey's contribution to the Revolution or by studying some aspect of life in New Jersey during that time period. Click Here

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The View from Schley Mountain- A complete documentary from the Newark Star Ledger about the history of this landmark development experiment. - Click Here

AT & T - A Crack in the Bedrock - NY Times January 14, 1996 - Part of the Downsizing of America Series and what it meant to Basking Ridge and the rest of the Somerset Hills - Click Here

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"Thinking of Living in" Series

Bedminster 1991
Basking Ridge
Bernardsville 1984
Peapack/Gladstone 1994


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