Along the Toms River (Images of America) by Ocean County Historical Society

By Ocean County Historical Society

This attention-grabbing visible background positive aspects greater than 200 conscientiously chosen photos that jointly rfile the folks, locations, and occasions that experience outlined town of Toms River and the encompassing region. positioned at the banks of the river of a similar identify, Toms River was once first settled within the early 1700s by way of loggers attracted to the dense forests at the river�s banks. through the American Revolution, the village used to be a relentless thorn within the part of the British, and it used to be attacked and burned to the floor in 1783. the coming of the railroads within the past due 1800s ushered in a brand new age of growth which, spurred on through the development of the backyard nation limited-access highway within the decade after international warfare II, keeps to this day.

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