Dismantling Old Roman Mansion, Once Served as Weehawken Jail

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Title

Dismantling Old Roman Mansion, Once Served as Weehawken Jail

Subject

WHC99010

Description

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 number of details about Weehawken's early law enforcement and hospitality communities.

Date

1947

Type

OT

Identifier

WHC99010

Coverage

1 Hackensack Plank Road,Weehawken, NJ [40.7587668,-74.02982919999999]

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Citation

“Dismantling Old Roman Mansion, Once Served as Weehawken Jail,” The Weehawken Time Machine, accessed October 21, 2021, https://weehawkentimemachine.omeka.net/items/show/3349.