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Weehawken Centennial Schedule of Events
Schedule of events from the 1959 celebration of 100 years of Weehawken's history.


Weehawken Centennial Stamp
Small (postage stamp sized) commemorative stamp marked Weehawken N.J. Centennial - 1859-1959 and adorned with the ubiquitous Weehawken Indian.


Commemorative Envelope - Centennial
Commemorative envelope from the Weehawken Township Centennial in 1959. From the collection of Steve Dorio.

Weehawken is 100 Years Old... and Happy
Article on the Weehawken Centennial from the Hudson Dispatch of June 8, 1959. The full page includes text and photographs. From the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission.

Program - Weehawken Centennial - Public Schools
Program from the 1959 festivities in the Weehawken Public Schools celebrating the centennial of the founding of the Township of Weehawken in 1859.

Program and Parade Orders - Centennial Celebration
Program and Parade Orders from the Centennial Celebration of the Township of Weehawken, held on Saturday, September 19, 1959.

Souvenir Journal - Weehawken Centennial - 1959
Souvenir Journal distributed to attendees at the Township Centennial celebrations in 1959.


Weehawken Firing Squad - 1959
Barbara Helmich sent in a set of three photos which show the Weehawken Firing Squad in 1959. She writes: I believe the firing squad was comprised of Weehawken veterans.They always marched in the Memorial Day parade. The parade was a big deal. The…

United Fruit Company Ad for Centennial
Advertisement from the Weehawken Centennial Souvenir Journal. United Fruit Company congratulates Weehawken on its 100th anniversary. The banana building and pier, with its low, flat profile remained a landmark on the Weehawken waterfront for more…

Weehawken 100th anniversary parade float
Color photograph of the Weehawken Elks 1959 centennial anniversary float with 2-tiered birthday cake, passing in front of the Esso Station on Park Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets.

The photograph was taken by Everett Scherman from his home at…