New Brunswick, New Jersey

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New Brunswick, New Jersey

NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY. The town was generally known as Brunswick during the Revolution, although both names were used. The original settlement was called Inian's [sic] Ferry and was home to the Lenape people. General William Howe's troops seized the city in their sweep through New Jersey in December 1776, creating panic in Philadelphia.

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