About NJ

10 Things You Didn't Know About NJ

  • The first organized baseball game was played in Hoboken, NJ in 1846.
  • New Jersey’s State House is the second oldest still in use. (Maryland has the oldest.)
  • New Jersey was known as the "Pathway of the Revolution." Over 100 battles were fought on New Jersey soil.
  • New Jersey has more horses per square mile than any other state. The United States Equestrian Team is headquartered in Gladstone, NJ.
  • The properties in the United States version of the board game Monopoly are named after the streets of Atlantic City.
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