America in the early part of the 20th century planned communities were being created to satisfy the need for urban areas and new housing. Rural lands were forfeited to development. Imagine Mountain Lakes, New Jersey in 1910; a woodland locale with pristine terrain, rolling hills, woods and boulders and then a mere 10 years later in the 1920s, it was a full-fledged and developed community. New residents were escaping from New York City and learning to commute to their jobs in the city on the newly completed train line.
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For two years the family would make their home at
166 Laurel Hill Road and became active members of the . Community Church
Relocations such as this one can be difficult for the adjustments to new schools, leaving old friends, making new friends and the unknown of what the future will bring to you in your new setting. John began commuting into the city for his job.