New Brunswick, New Jersey

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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Portal:New Jersey|New Jersey]] > [[Middlesex County, New Jersey|Middlesex]] > [[New_Brunswick,_New_Jersey|New Brunswick]]''
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Portal:New Jersey|New Jersey]] > [[Middlesex County, New Jersey|Middlesex]] > [[New_Brunswick,_New_Jersey|New Brunswick]]''  
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'''New Brunswick''' is a city, and the county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey.
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== History  ==
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The town name is taken from Braunschweig, a prominent city and principality in Lower Saxony, Germany.
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In colonial times New Brunswick was on the King's Highway (Boston to Charleston) between the major cities of New York and Philadelphia. During the Revolutionary War it was occupied by British troops during the winter of 1776-1777. Rutgers University was founded in 1766. A large Hungarian community has grown up there in more recent years.
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== City Hall  ==
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[http://www.cityofnewbrunswick.org/08site/directory.html New Brunswick website]
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City Hall <br>78 Bayard Street <br>Telephone 732-745-5007
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== Library  ==
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[http://www.nbfpl.org/ Library website]
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New Brunswick Free Public Library <br>60 Livingston Avenue <br>Telephone 732-745-5108
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Online databases:<br>
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*[http://www.nbfpl.org/digitizednews.html New Brunswick Daily Times (newspapers)]<br>
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*[http://www.nbfpl.org/hist_docs/Willow%20Grove%20Cemetery%20Inventory%202003%2010%2020.pdf Willow Grove Cemetery List]<br>
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*[http://www.nbfpl.org/hist_docs/1_New%20Brunswick%20Casualties%20WWII%20Korea%20Vietnam%20List%202002%2002%2003.pdf New Brunswick WWII &amp; Korean War Casualties]<br>
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*[http://www.nbfpl.org/postcards/index.html Historical Postcard collection]<br>
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*[http://www.nbfpl.org/hist_docs/Civil%20War%20Graves%20Daily%20Times%20New%20Brunswick%20May%2028%201900.pdf New Brunswick Civil War Casualties]

Revision as of 00:05, 8 May 2009

"This article is about a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey. For the Canadian province, see New Brunswick.

United States > New Jersey > Middlesex > New Brunswick

New Brunswick is a city, and the county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey.

History

The town name is taken from Braunschweig, a prominent city and principality in Lower Saxony, Germany.

In colonial times New Brunswick was on the King's Highway (Boston to Charleston) between the major cities of New York and Philadelphia. During the Revolutionary War it was occupied by British troops during the winter of 1776-1777. Rutgers University was founded in 1766. A large Hungarian community has grown up there in more recent years.

City Hall

New Brunswick website

City Hall
78 Bayard Street
Telephone 732-745-5007

Library

Library website

New Brunswick Free Public Library
60 Livingston Avenue
Telephone 732-745-5108

Online databases: