Pinelands History and Society
Pinelands History and Society
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The stories of the Pines, past and present

The history of the Pinelands is the story of people and the land. The ruins of ghost towns tell the stories of the past, and the thriving towns and villages are a testament to the places and traditions that continue. Legends, lore and landmarks abound in the Pinelands.

Bridge Page - History of the Pinelands

History of the Pinelands

Discover the rich history, culture and folklore of the New Jersey Pinelands.

Bridge Page - Pine Barrens People & Culture

People and Culture

People have populated the Pine Barrens for thousands of years, producing a rich cultural heritage.

Bridge Page - Ghost Towns and Other Unique Places

Ghost Towns and Other Unique Places

Harrisville, Pasadena and other places tell the story of once thriving industries in the Pine Barrens.

Bridge Page -Jersey Devil and Pine Barrens Folklor

Jersey Devil and Pine Barrens Folklore

Learn about New Jersey's most infamous resident and other Pine Barrens tales.