New Jersey Was The First State To Do These 15 Incredible Things

New Jersey is an innovative state and we’re home to a multitude of firsts. You may already know that the first professional basketball game was held here, and you’re probably familiar with the fact that New Jersey is the state where saltwater taffy got its start, but you may not be aware of these other interesting Garden State firsts.

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Did any of these fun facts surprise you? What other New Jersey firsts do you know of? For more, check out my previous list: Some People Don’t Know That New Jersey Was The First To Do These 10 Things.