New Jersey 565

Unique audio clips from each of New Jersey's 565 municipalities. (Double-click photo to hear audio)
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Westfield (Union County) - Charles Addams was a Westfield native and it's said that the house that was depicted as the Addams Family home was inspired by one located on Elm Street.

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Jersey City (Hudson County) - It's well-known that Jackie Robinson made his Major League debut playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Less known is that he first broke the color barrier playing at Roosevelt Stadium with the Montreal Royals on August 18, 1946.

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Highlands (Monmouth County) - The Navesink Light Station, better known as the Twin Lights, has guided ships into NY Harbor since 1828. This is the sound of the motor turning the light.

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Bogota (Bergen County) - Vin Scully has been the Dodgers play-by-play announcer since their days in Brooklyn. Scully lived in Bogota during his first years as a Dodgers broadcaster.

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Colts Neck (Monmouth County) - America's first commercial distillery was established in 1780. To this day they produce Applejack, also known as "Jersey Lightning."

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Bayonne (Hudson County) - Once the site of the Military Ocean Terminal, the Cape Liberty Cruise Port today hosts some of the world's biggest passenger ships.

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Carlstadt (Bergen County) - Like Taylor Ham, Yoo-Hoo is a New Jersey food creation. For years the chocolate drink was closely associated with Yogi Berra.

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Lodi (Bergen County) - The diner was located on the Little Ferry Circle and was best known for a series of Bounty paper towels commercial starring Nancy Walker.

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Closter (Bergen County) - Helen Jepson was a soprano who sang with the Metropolitan Opera as well as on national radio broadcasts in the 1930s and '40s. She lived in Closter where she also gave music lessons.

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Oxford (Warren County) - Shippen Manor was built in 1755 by William and Joseph Shippen, owners of the Oxford Furnace. Like many historic buildings, it is said to be haunted and was featured on the TV show, "Ghost Hunters." While shooting the show they said they recorded this sound of someone calling out, "Help me."

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