By Charles Harrison,Stephan A. Harrison

positioned alongside the Delaware Bay and primary inhabited by way of the Lenape Indians, Cumberland County has a wealthy agricultural and business background. After the Revolution, Swedish, Danish and English immigrants have been quickly joined via others from throughout Europe and all over the world. The Cohansey and Maurice Rivers circulation during the county, uniting its towns and cities. they've got exotic histories in their own--Greenwich used to be a massive port of access in colonial the US; Port Norris used to be the "oyster capital of the realm" within the 1800s; and Seabrook Farms was once the country's largest vegetable manufacturing facility. In 2013, the county celebrates its 265th anniversary. subscribe to the folk of Bridgeton, Millville, Vineland and the remainder of Cumberland County to discover the tales from its past.

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