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This attention-grabbing visible historical past positive aspects greater than 2 hundred conscientiously chosen pictures that jointly rfile the folk, locations, and occasions that experience outlined town of Toms River and the encompassing region. situated at the banks of the river of an analogous identify, Toms River was once first settled within the early 1700s through loggers attracted to the dense forests at the river�s banks. in the course of the American Revolution, the village was once a relentless thorn within the aspect of the British, and it used to be attacked and burned to the floor in 1783. the coming of the railroads within the past due 1800s ushered in a brand new age of enlargement which, spurred on through the development of the backyard kingdom limited-access highway within the decade after international conflict II, maintains to this day.

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