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Portrait of Susan B. Anthony on her 50th birthday, 1870 (Wikicommons)
Portrait of Susan B. Anthony on her 50th birthday, 1870 (Wikicommons)
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Is Old Locked Safe Linked to Susan B. Anthony?

Historians in Rochester are eagerly awaiting the opening of an old safe that could be linked to women's rights advocate Susan B. Anthony.

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Photo by Justin Louis
Photo by Justin Louis
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Digging Up History in South Jersey [Slide Show]

This past Saturday, I headed out to Fieldsboro, NJ to join archaeologists, Monmouth University students, volunteers, and Friends of the White Hill Mansion on a perfect spring afternoon to dig for history on the banks of the Delaware River. Click through the gallery for some photos of the dig:

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Tetra Images, Getty Images
Tetra Images, Getty Images
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NJ Veteran Who Lost Dog Tags in WWII, Gets Them Back

A New Jersey man has been reunited with the dog tag he lost in France during World War II.

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Map of Virginia, discovered and as described by Captain John Smith, 1606; engraved by William Hole. (Wikicommons photo: Library of Congress)
Map of Virginia, discovered and as described by Captain John Smith, 1606; engraved by William Hole. (Wikicommons photo: Library of Congress)
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Scientists Find Evidence of Cannibalism at Jamestown Settlement

Scientists revealed Wednesday that they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists at Jamestown, Va., survived harsh conditions by turning to cannibalism.

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(Getty Images)
(Getty Images)
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History of US Bombings, Failed Attempts

Here is a list of some of the worst bombings in the U.S. dating to the 1800s, including some famous attempts that failed:

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NJ Blimp
Keystone/Getty Images
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Forgotten NJ Airship Crash Recalled 80 Years Later

History buffs will gather this week near the New Jersey coast to commemorate a major airship disaster.

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Christmas Light strand
NOT the first Christmas Light strands. But in N.J. (Craig Allen photo)
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First Christmas Lights Were In New Jersey [PHOTOS]

Thomas Alva Edison was called "The Wizard Of Menlo Park."  And, the prolific inventor certainly wasn't afraid to enhance his reputation through attention-getting stunts!

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B-17  Bomber the Aluminum Overcast (Handout Photo: EAA)
B-17 Bomber the Aluminum Overcast (Handout Photo: EAA)
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Peek Inside Rare WWII Bomber ‘Aluminum Overcast’ [VIDEO]

A rare B-17 bomber made a stop at the Trenton Mercer Airport Monday during a national "Salute to Veterans" tour and members of the public were able to get an inside look at the fully-restored war plane.

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B-17 Bomber the Aluminum Overcast (Handout Photo: EAA)
B-17 Bomber the Aluminum Overcast (Handout Photo: EAA)
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Classic WWII Bomber Making NJ Stops on “Salute to Veterans” Tour

A rare and fully-restored B-17 bomber will be making stops in New Jersey during a national "Salute to Veterans" tour and members of the public are invited to tour or take a flight on the plane.

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Drive-In Movie Theaters
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Jersey’s Drive-In Movies with Springsteen Update

This story was originally posted on July 4th.  Since then, I've received permission to pass along images related to a July 1966 performance at the Loew's 35 Drive-In of the Castiles featuring Bruce Springsteen.

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