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Weehawken Centennial Schedule of Events

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

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Weehawken Centennial Stamp

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

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Commemorative Envelope - Centennial

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

Weehawken is 100 Years Old... and Happy

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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

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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

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

Souvenir Journal - Weehawken Centennial - 1959

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

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Weehawken Firing Squad - 1959

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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

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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

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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…