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By Ocean County Historical Society

This attention-grabbing visible historical past positive aspects greater than 2 hundred conscientiously chosen images that jointly rfile the folks, locations, and occasions that experience outlined town of Toms River and the encompassing zone. positioned at the banks of the river of a similar identify, Toms River was once first settled within the early 1700s via loggers interested in the dense forests at the river�s banks. in the course of the American Revolution, the village was once a continuing thorn within the aspect of the British, and it was once attacked and burned to the floor in 1783. the arriving of the railroads within the overdue 1800s ushered in a brand new age of growth which, spurred on via the development of the backyard nation limited-access highway within the decade after international struggle II, maintains to this day.

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