About The Author – Al Frazza

New Jersey Historian Al FrazzaHistorian Al Frazza is the creator of the Award-Winning website, RevolutionaryWarNewJersey.com, the Ultimate Field Guide to New Jersey’s Revolutionary War Historic Sites. It is an extensively researched information source to over 650 Revolutionary War historic sites in New Jersey. Completed in early 2017, it is the result of seven-and-a-half years of research, traveling, and photography. RevolutionaryWarNewJersey.com is used by thousands of people every week to help them explore and learn about New Jersey local history.

In 2022, Al published his first book, which describes his experiences during the years he spent exploring New Jersey Revolutionary War historic sites. The book, titled State of Revolution: My Seven-and-a-Half-Year Journey Through Revolutionary War New Jersey, is part history, part memoir, part travelogue, part love letter to the state of New Jersey. It also contains historic Revolutionary War stories and reflections on the importance of history. The book allows the reader to relive Al’s extensive journeys throughout the state, and the interesting and sometimes humorous experiences he had along the way. The book is available now for purchase at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and  other online and physical booksellers.

Al will be publishing a coffee table book in the Spring of 2024, titled The Past Still Present: Revolutionary War New Jersey in Photos. This deluxe hardcover book will feature hundreds of large, hi-resolution reproductions of many of Al’s favorite photos he took for the RevolutionaryWarNewJersey.com website.

Since completing the writing of State of Revolution: My Seven-and-a-Half-Year Journey Through Revolutionary War New Jersey, Al has embarked on a new area of historic research. He is currently doing extensive research for a book which will be about Atlantic City in 1964. This book should be completed and published some time in the next several years.

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Al Frazza is a lifelong resident of North Jersey, who has had a passion for history for much of his life.

His work and photographs have been featured in many New Jersey publications, including The Record, The Herald News, The Star-Ledger, New Jersey Monthly, NorthJersey.com, Passaic Valley Today, The Home News Tribune, The Courier News, The Asbury Park Press, The Burlington County Times, The Vorhees Sun, The New Jersey Herald, Patch Across New Jersey, The Advertiser-News, The Paramus Post, The Sicklerville Sun, The Township Journal, Pascack Press, The Sparta Independent, The River View Observer, The Berlin Sun, The Atlantic Highlands Herald, Jersey Shore Online, The Beverly Bee, The West Milford Messenger, The Brick Times, The Howell Times, The Southern Ocean Times, The Toms River Times, and The Hunterdon Review.

Al received the 2018 History Award from the Chinkchewunska Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution “in recognition of his outstanding dedication to the preservation and sharing of New Jersey History.”

In 2023, the New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution awarded Al the SAR Good Citizenship Award for his work to inform his “fellow citizens of New Jersey’s role in the American War for Independence.”

Al Frazza’s Book State of Revolution
Is Available Now in Paperback and eBook: 

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