Gingerbread Houses, ‘Jolly Old St. Nick’ and Holiday Shopping
December 6, 2015
Join me as I discover the unique and interesting historic sites and antiques New Jersey has to offer.
I want to teach America just how significant New Jersey is!
Richard Van Dyke Reid, born in South River in September 1833, had a varied career in the community. Among the positions he held were teacher, merchant, census enumerator, secretary of the board of public health, assistant postmaster, and superintendent of the Methodist Episcopal Sunday school. His portrait was taken in New Brunswick in March 1898 by a Mr. Dickinson.
|Photo by Thomas Garside.|
|Mary Eleanor Van Mater painted by Harvey Jenkins in Keyport, NJ, 1849|