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By Ellen V. Fayer,Stan Fayer,Walter A. Brower

ISBN-10: 0738572888

ISBN-13: 9780738572888

ISBN-10: 1531647839

ISBN-13: 9781531647834

Chatsworth, a small village within the New Jersey Pinelands, used to be often called Shamong till 1901. The group strains its starting to the early 1700s, while settlers mined and cast lavatory iron to make cannonballs for the yank Revolution, and farming used to be the first resource of source of revenue. within the mid-1800s, Chatsworth was once a well-liked preventing element for stagecoach tourists to the Jersey Shore. the arriving of the railroad got rid of the remoteness of the village and captured the eye of individuals through the state. Prince Mario Ruspoli de Poggio-Suasa, an connecté of the Italian embassy in Washington, D.C., outfitted a chic villa on the lake. quickly after, the beautiful Chatsworth state membership used to be equipped and counted between its club a sitting vp of the U.S.. It used to be in this interval that Chatsworth performed a dominant function within the improvement of the cranberry and commenced attracting hunters and others looking leisure possibilities within the Pinelands. The cultivated blueberry additionally had its beginnings in Chatsworth within the 1930s.

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