The Morris County Tourism Bureau and the New Jersey Historical Commission are encouraging students, adults and businesses to celebrate along with them this year in discovering the rich history of the state. –   – The Garden State began in 1664 as a royal gift.  Charles II of England granted a sizeable parcel of land on the east coast of North American to his brother James, Duke of York.  James in turn gave a piece of this valuable real estate to two loyal noblemen, Sir George Carteret and Joh…

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