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Featured event

At the Weehawken Public Library in March 2023:
Photographic exhibit
The Grauert Causeway - Then and Now

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Featured Collections

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,…

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…

Recently added items

Video - The Weehawken Passenger Elevator

A brief video describing the amazing huge passenger elevator designed by Gustave Eiffel which connected the Weehawken waterfront and ferries to upper…

Lithograph - Weehawken Ferry - Fermin Rocker


Lithograph of commuters exiting the Weehawken Ferryboat Catskill on foot and in their cars signed by artist Fermin Rocker.We do not have a date for…

Weehawken Town Council Minutes - May 1907 through July 1908


Town council meeting minutes for May 1907 through July 1908

Weehawken Town Council Minutes for Jan 1 - Oct 1 1917


Minutes of Town Council meetings from Jan 1 through Oct 1 1917.

Weehawken Town Council Minutes for 1915 and 1916


Official minutes of the Town Council for the years 1915 and 1916