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[7 Dec 2007 | 8 Comments | 13,159 views]

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I’ve been working with a local historical society for the past few years and while being the webmaster I get to see the email requests that come from the site. Hands down, the most popular request is from curious webbies looking to find out just what’s happening up at the Blairsden Mansion in Peapack.So before you get all excited, maybe you’d like to learn a little about the real history of Blairsden, before we get into some of the weirder tales and current stories that have been …

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[7 Feb 2007 | No Comment | 3,667 views]

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Many people have asked why post all this history stuff on the area you’re calling the Somerset Hills. Well, call it passion. Call it intrigue. Call it local awareness. I think that the main reason is whenever I asked a question about history in the area, the information wasn’t available. I didn’t want to wait to go to the library, and I didn’t have time to go to the local historical societies. But I moved to the area and said, “If I’m gonna be a local, …