History Stories
CATEGORY: New Jersey
The Rise and Fall of Action Park, New Jersey’s Most Dangerous Water Park
August 29, 2017

It quickly earned the infamous nickname “Accident Park.” Read More

The Real-Life “Jaws” That Terrorized the Jersey Shore
July 1, 2016

It wasn’t safe to go back in the water of the Jersey Shore in 1916, as a series of deadly shark attacks forever changed Americans’ attitudes toward the sea creatures. Read More

When New Jersey Was Film Capital of the World
February 29, 2016

When Hollywood was still a dusty outpost surrounded by orange groves a century ago, the motion picture industry was born in a vastly different locale—Fort Lee, New Jersey. Read More