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Hamilton Burr Duel Re-Enactment 2004


July 11, 2004 marked the 200th anniversary of the historic duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr in Weehawken, NJ. The duel was the…

Weehawken Police Department Photographs - 1930s-1950s


Black and white photographs of Weehawken, including views of Route 495 and its marginal access roads, photographs of cars that were in accidents,…

Recently added items

Photos from 1959 Weehawken 100th Anniversary Parade


A set of mostly military themed photos from Weehawken's 100th anniversary celebration parade.

Photo - Ferryboat Weehawken's last day - 1959


AP Wire Photo - March 24, 1959 - description from the photo:NEW YORK(NY25) NEW YORK MAR.24-END OF AN ERA APPROACHING- Its decks loaded with last day…

Correspondence with New York, Ontario and Western Railway - 1915


Letter and reply regarding a damaged shipment and associated payment from the NYO&W railroad headquartered in Weehawken.

Spoon from the ship S.S. Weehawken


Small silver spoon engraved with the name "S.S. Weehawken"This does NOT seem to be from the Civil War monitor named after our fair township, which was…

Photo - Football at Weehawken Stadium - 1940


Photograph of a football game underway at Weehawken Stadium, dated 1940 on back.