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.
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.
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."