Rick Geffken, MA, author
The New Jersey colony dates from the middle of the 17th century when Dutch and English settlers bought land from the native Lenape. For over 350 years, New Jersey has played a pivotal economic and historical role in the United States. With regions as different from one another as the Shore and the Skylands, New Jersey offers residents and tourists delightful and informative experiences everywhere. This talk features historical events, famous and infamous people – entertainers, politicians, and entrepreneurs – highlighted by many evocative images of locations throughout New Jersey.