H-New-Jersey is open to anyone with an interest in the history of New Jersey, including but not limited to academic researchers, teachers, students, archivists, historic site staff, volunteers, genealogists, archeologists, historic preservationists, and just plain history buffs. H-New Jersey is sponsored by the New Jersey Historical Commission as a service to the state's history community.

Recent Content

Why Wench Betty's Story Matters - March 17, Virtual Program, Navesink Maritime Heritage Association

Hi, N-New Jersey

I hope you will consider participating in this March 17th virtual program to honor Women's History Month.  During the program sponsored by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association with support from the New Jersey Council for Humanities,  I will share the story of "Wench Betty" an ensaved murder victim killed by her New Jersey owner in 1784.  Please stay safe and thank you,  Sue Kozel


Archaeology at Cedar Bridge Tavern and More with the Ocean County Historical Society!

For over 70 years, the Ocean County Historical Society has been collecting, preserving, and interpreting stories, artifacts, and archival resources that celebrate Ocean County’s distinct heritage. If you aren't aware, here are some recent updates: