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By Barbara J. Gooding,Terry E. Sellarole,Allan Petretti,Theresa E. Jones

ISBN-10: 0738562599

ISBN-13: 9780738562599

ISBN-10: 1531640613

ISBN-13: 9781531640613

Hackensack rose from humble beginnings as a pre-Colonial assembly position for the Achkenheshacky humans, contributors of the Lenni-Lenape tribe. In 1614, Dutch fur investors have been the 1st Europeans to return to the world. historic footpaths served the recent settlers good, and a few of those paths grew to become roads which are nonetheless in use this present day. the main quintessentially American of those roads, major highway, terminates at a spot referred to as �the Green,� which supplied a spot to relaxation for a weary George Washington and his troops in 1776. it's also the location of the oldest church in Bergen County. as soon as a entice for brand new Yorkers looking leisure retailers, Hackensack attracted many new everlasting citizens through the mid- to overdue 1800s. because the hub of Bergen County, the town led the way in which because the quarter moved clear of its agrarian roots to a extra industrialized society. in additional contemporary instances, Hackensack has been the birthplace of 1 of the seven unique astronauts, domestic to the perform ice for 3 gold-medal-winning Olympic determine skaters, and a favourite lyric for singers and songwriters reminiscent of Billy Joel, Jimi Hendrix, Fountains of Wayne, and Johnny Cash.

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