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Weehawken, New Jersey Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2008
Alexander Hamilton Marker
New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Death Rock of Alexander Hamilton
Upon this stone rested the head of the patriot, soldier, statesman, and jurist Alexander Hamilton, after the duel with Aaron Burr. — Map (db m7332) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Eldorado Amusement Park
From 1891-1894, the Eldorado Amusement Park, set atop the Weehawken Palisades thrilled thousands of visitors from New York City and surrounding New Jersey locales. Conceived by Hungarian entrepreneur Bolossy Kiralfy, the 15-acre site encompassed the . . . — Map (db m88923) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Highwood
In 1832, James Gore King (1791-1853), a New York banking magnate and son of statesman Rufus King, moved his family here to Weehawken, overlooking the Hudson. King was an early president of the Erie Railroad and served in the US Congress from . . . — Map (db m66642) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — The Hamilton-Burr Duel July 11, 1804
The most famous duel in American History took place on this date at the dueling grounds in Weehakken, between political rivals, General Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice President of the United States, Colonel Aaron Burr. Hamilton fell mortally . . . — Map (db m7333) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Weehawken Dueling Grounds 1700's – 1840's
Somewhere below this site, on a wooded ledge twenty feet above the Hudson River, lay the dueling grounds. Among the many known and unknown duelists who fought here were Governor of New York, DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828), Secretary of the Treasury, . . . — Map (db m7334) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Weehawken Korea and Vietnam Memorial From the People of Weehawken
1950 Korea 1953 1958 Vietnam 1975 Salvatore P. Cemelli Lawrence Mahurter Peter Progopio — Map (db m88924) WM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Weehawken — Weehawken: Gateway to New York
Access to the Global Marketplace Weehawken's history was influenced by two geographic features: the Hudson River and the Palisades. The town's location along the river provided a tremendous economic trade opportunity as it facilitated access . . . — Map (db m88426) HM

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