A History of Oakland: The Story of Our Village

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Tucked away in the northwestern corner of Bergen County, Oakland was for years a peacefully undiscovered outpost. Yet as Kevin Heffernan chronicles in A History of Oakland, the town s placid, easygoing character belies a fascinating and deeply engrossing history. From the interactions between the earliest Dutch settlers and the area s Lenape Indians, to the surprising pro-slavery attitudes of mid-nineteenth-century northern New Jersey, to the radical and, to some, wrenching changes wrought by late twentieth-century ...

A History of Oakland: The Story of Our Village 2007, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596293342

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