Cumberland County Historical Society

Publications List

Cumberland County Historical Society
October 1, 2015

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1

A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS OF BRIDGETON NJ – Architectural drawings for this and the following guides were made by Robert Watson, A.I.A.

$1.00

1.00

$2.00

2

A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO HISTORIC BUILDINGS OF MAURICETOWN NJ – Architectural sketches of the dwellings in this village.

$1.00

1.00

$2.00

3

A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO HISTORIC GREENWICH NJ – Architectural drawings of buildings on Ye Greate Street in the “Tea Burning Town.”

Currently Unavailable

$1.00

1.00

$2.00

4

A COLLECTORS ITEM – A facsimile excerpt from The Pennsylvania Packet giving the reports of the Greenwich Tea Burning as it appeared in the January 1775 edition of the Paper and which was simultaneously published by two other Philadelphia newspapers.

$2.00

1.00

$3.00

5

RINGING THROUGH HISTORY – Charles Scarani – 8 pp.  A brief history of Cumberland County’s Liberty Bell, telling of its location and events of interest concerning it.

$2.00

1.00

$3.00

6

THIS IS COLONIAL GREENWICH – Josephine Polizzi – 10 pp.  Prepared by the school children of Greenwich School in 1973, with the help of Sarah Sheppard Hancock.

$2.00

1.00

$3.00

7

GREENWICH ON THE CREEK – Grace Watson Ewing – 4 pp.  The description of early farm.  The history of Ye Greate Street and the burning of the British tea on December 22, 1774.

$1.00

.50

$1.50

8

TALES RETOLD – Sarah Sheppard Hancock – 8 pp.  Stories about early schools conducted in the homes of Quakers: development of schools during the mid-19th century.

$2.00

.50

$2.50

9

THE UNALACHTIGO OF NEW JERSEY – Anne S. Woodruff and F. Alan Palmer (1973) 33 pp.  20 illus.  An introduction to those Indians of southern New Jersey whose personal possessions now form the collection accumulated during the lifetime of George J. Woodruff and which is now on display in the Woodruff Museum of the Bridgeton Public Library.

$3.00

1.00

$4.00

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10

EARLY SHIPBUILDING, PARTICULARLY IN SOUTH JERSEY – Ruth Cook Brown (1961) 12 pp.  3 illus.  History of early shipbuilding and description of shipyards, oyster schooners and other launchings.

$3.95

1.00

$4.95

11

THE OLD STONE TAVERN – Sara W. R. Ewing (1967) 28 pp.  Illus. A description of the Stone Tavern and its use as a place in which court was held when Greenwich was an important shipping center.

NOTE:  OUT OF PRINT

OUT

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12

TASTES AND TALES FROM GREENWICH FRIENDS – Recipes collected by the Greenwich Friends Meeting. (Illustrated).

$12.00

2.00

$14.00

13

GREENWICH HOSPITALITY – Favorite recipes submitted by members of the Cumberland County Historical Society.

$4.00

1.00

$5.00

14

NEW JERSEY CENTENNIAL TEA PARTY HELD IN TRENTON FEBRUARY 1874 – (Reprint) 30 pp.  An account of the “tea party” held to raise funds for the 1876 centennial celebration.

$1.00

1.00

$2.00

15

STORY OF GREENWICH – Sarah Sheppard Hancock 3 pp.  An abbreviated history of Greenwich with special note of “firsts” for this historic village on the banks of the Cohansey River.

$1.00

1.00

$2.00

16

TEA BURNING TOWN – Joseph S. Sickler (1940) 125 pp.  54 illus.  An illustrated history of Greenwich NJ.  Reprinted by the Cumberland County Historical Society in 1973.

$10.00

4.00

$14.00

17

THE GIBBONS, NICHOLAS AND LEONARD – F. Alan Palmer (1981) 44 pp.  Illustrated.  The story of the brothers who, in 1728, inherited 6,000 acres of land.  With emphasis on the house built by Nicholas in 1730, which is now the headquarters of the Cumberland County Historical Society.

$6.00

3.00

$9.00

18

MATTHEW POTTER – HIS TAVERN AND THE PLAIN DEALER – 8 pp.  A description of the innkeeper and New Jersey’s first newspaper which had been posted in his tavern

$5.00

3.00

$8.00

19

THE MILITARY JOURNAL OF GEORGE EWING 1775 – 1778 – The experiences of a member of a prominent Greenwich family.

$4.00

3.00

$7.00

20

FIRST SETTLEMENT OF SALEM – Robert Gibbon Johnson (1839) 173 pp.  This is the first and oldest published history of Salem and Cumberland Counties. Reprinted in paperback – 1991.

$9.00

3.00

$12.00

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21

ERMA’S NEWPORT JOURNAL-Newport history including a house-by-house account by Post Mistress Erma B. Moncrief.

$15.00

3.00

$18.00

22

TEA BURNING ON MARKET SQUARE – Cushing & Sheppard (1883) This description of the “tea burning” was extracted from The History of Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Counties, New Jersey.

$1.00

.32

1.32

23

GRANDFATHER’S FARM – Mary Patterson Moore – Edited by F. A. Palmer (1981) 16 pp.  Late 18th century life and customs in Cumberland County as dictated by the author when she was 82 years of age.  A unique example of oral history.

$4.00

4.00

$8.00

24

TEA BURNERS OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY WHO BURNED A CARGO OF TEA AT GREENWICH NJ – Frank D. Andrews (1908) 41 pp.  2 illustrations.  Reprint.  An account of the tea burning with brief biographical sketches of 23 of the men who participated in destroying the tea.

$7.00

1.00

$8.00

25

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS HARRIS OF FAIRFIELD – In addition to listing the members of his family, Thomas Harris describes his very unusual experiences during a brief military service in the Revolution.

$4.00

4.00

$8.00

26

THE BELOVED COHANSIE OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN – Previously unpublished portions of the 18th century journal of a young man describing his father’s farm in Greenwich and his preparations for a career as a Presbyterian minister.  Paperback. Limited edition – 1990.

$15.00

4.00

$19.00

27

THIS PLACE CALLED HOME – (1985) 203 pp.  F. Alan Palmer

Profusely illustrated.  A history of Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County NJ.  Includes map of Deerfield Township which, in 1922, was partitioned to form “Upper Deerfield.”  Hardback.

$15.00

4.00

$19.00

28

THE HISTORY OF THE NAME, “SHIP JOHN” – Donna Meyers (1996) 24 pp.  2 illus.  Local shipwreck in 1797.

$7.00

3.00

$10.00

29

THE WARE CHAIRMAKERS-Sara Carlisle Watson – 119 pp. Illustrated. The story of six generations of the Ware Family who made rush seated chairs in Cumberland County from 1790 until 1938. Limited Edition. Hardback.

$30.00

4.00

$34.00

30

HISTORICAL ATLAS OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY NEW JERSEY – Illustrated, D. L. Steward  1876  Reprint.

$25.00

5.00

$30.00

31

EARLY WOOD ARCHITECTURE OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NEW JERSEY-Joan Berkey (2015) 208 pp.  More than 230 photographs (many in color), drawings, and maps enrich the text. Examines the forces that shaped the earliest wooden buildings erected in Cumberland County.

$29.99

5.00

$34.99

32

Whiskey, Sun & Fish: the early years of Fortescue, a fishing village on the Delaware Bay by George Carlisle.

$15

2.00

$17.00

MAIL ORDER TO:

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

PO BOX 16

GREENWICH NJ 08323

Office Telephone:  856-455-8580

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