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Dismantling Old Roman Mansion, Once Served as Weehawken Jail
Clipping from an unidentified newspaper (probably the Hudson Observer) stamped March 21, 1947 and describing the demolition of 1 Hackensack Avenue in The Shades. This building was Weehawken's first Police HQ and Jail in 1870. The article provides a…

Wright Family Home in The Shades
Black and white photo, circa 1900. This ivy-covered house was the last building on 19th Street in the Shades before the cliffs. From the collection of Mark Wright.

Marek's Grocery Store
A photograph of Harry Marek. Harry J. Marek's home and grocery store was located at 52 Chestnut Street in the Shades. Harry Joseph Marek was born in Union City, NJ in 1888. From the collection of Mark Wright.

The West 19th St. Methodist Episcopal Church in 1966
Black and white photo of the church as it appeared in 1966. The church had closed its doors by this time and would shortly be demolished. From the collection of Mark Wright.

Third Street, Clifton Park, NJ
Black and white photo postcard of Boulevard East and Third Street, today's 47th Street. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Intersection of 48th Street and Boulevard East from Pershing Road

Intersection of 48th Street and Boulevard East
Black and white photograph looking north west towards the intersection of 48th Street and Boulevard East. The photograph was taken from the

The Weehawken Headquarters
Drawing of Weehawken's Police Headquarters and Township Prison. The caption reads: Created 1870 when an Ordinance was passed describing its location as follows: The Building next easterly from the Hackensack Pl. Road, being about 200 feet there from…

Clifton Hose Co. No. 3 Clifton Park, Weehawken, N.J.
This black and white photo postcard shows the Clifton Hose Co. which was relocated to Park Avenue. The building itself may have been moved to Fairview Terrace in West New York, according to Edward Kirk, township historian for many years. Postmarked…

North Hudson Hospital, Park Avenue, Weehawken
Colored photo postcard showing the North Hudson Hospital some time around the turn of the 20th century. The hospital was located on Park Avenue, between Clifton and Columbia Terraces.

View of New York from Weehawken
View of New York from Weehawken American Scenery Artist: William H. Bartlett 1800-1854 Engraver: R. Wallis Medium: Steel Engraving on heavy white stock Circa: 1840