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Vineland,city (1990 pop. 54,780), Cumberland co., S N.J., in a poultry and fruit area; settled 1861, inc. 1952 when combined with Landis township. The growing city has cooperative markets, large glassworks (with offices designed by William LescazeLescaze, William
, 1896–1969, American architect, born and trained in Switzerland. Emigrating to the United States in 1920, Lescaze became influential in introducing the new European architecture to America.
..... Click the link for more information. ), and food-processing and clothing industries. Vineland was originally a planned agricultural community concentrating on viticulture; however, most of the vineyards were destroyed by disease in the late 19th century. In 1882, the first of New Jersey's immigrant Jewish farm colonies was established nearby. The city has a highly respected state school for retarded children.
the stretch of the E coast of North America visited by Leif Ericson and other Vikings from about 1000