Goodspeed Histories

Photographs and illustrations used in my website, Goodspeed Histories
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first page of minute for June 27, 1703, West Jersey Council of Proprietors

first page of minute for June West Jersey Council of Proprietors

Signature of Nathaniel Saxton

In a recent post I mentioned that I found two items at the Hunterdon County Historical Society that explained what Nathaniel Saxton was doing during the years Besides investing in Raven …

Rosemont, NJ, early 1900s

Rosemont, NJ, early 1900s

Family BIble of Albertus Myers

Many years ago while researching the family of Albertus Myers of Amwell Township (now Delaware Township), I came across his pension application on microfilm at the David Library.

from William MacDonald's Central New Jersey Chairmaking

Delaware Township’s First Town Meeting

The County Election, 1852 by George Caleb Bingham

The County Election, 1852 (oil on canvas) by George Caleb Bingham / Saint Louis Art Museum

View of the John Prall, Jr. house by Thomas Whitley

Prall was far from being first to carry on milling business here.

Mount Amwell on the Delaware River, Hunterdon County; home of John Reading, 1704 (the buildings are modern)

2014 for the Hunterdon County Tercentennial. Moving to Hunterdon I ended the last post with the statement…

The Rock at Raven Rock

Before I write about the new owners of the Raven Rock mills (Nathaniel Saxton and George Holcombe), I must give due notice to Moses Quinby and the remainder of his stay in Amwell (Delaware) Townshi…

Early view of SandBrook (Delaware Twp.), NJ

Early view of SandBrook (Delaware Twp.

Early road work in Raven Rock, NJ

Century Villages in Delaware Township This is another long post; it is the rest of a talk I gave in 1997 on Delaware Township villages (part one can be read here).

View of Locktown, c. 1920

Century Villages in Delaware Township This is another long post; it is the rest of a talk I gave in 1997 on Delaware Township villages (part one can be read here).

Croton, NJ. View looking west on Old Croton Road.

Maggie and family at long last return to Blaineton, NJ a few days before Christmas of Croton-west.

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