Collecting Stocktons: Chick fil-A gets to stay

On the campus of Richard Stockton College, New Jersey. A news McNugget here.

The Stockton family of New Jersey produced a signator of the Declaration of Independence, Richard Stockton; the man for whom Stockton, Calif. (and several other Stocktons) is named, Commodore Robert F. Stockton; and donated the land for Princeton University.

Stockton college was named for the Declaration-signer.


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