It was founded as a Puritan colony in 1666, by a group of settlers from New Haven.
Today, Newark is known as one of the major cities of the east coast, recognized for its city skyline, downtown area, large airport, port, cherry blossom trees, and economy.
People Born in Newark
Newark in People's Lives
Natalie Portman: I traveled here in 2003 to film scenes of the movie Garden State.