Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - Holland American Line Pier, Hoboken, N.J.
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1824 - First ferry service in U.S. opened between Hoboken and Manhattan

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Added: 4/9/2014 6:21:23 PM - 1  Updated: 6/19/2014 10:51:52 AM - 1

1846 - June 19 - First organized game of baseball: played in Hoboken.
The New York Knickerbocker Club plays the New York Club in the first baseball game at the Elysian Field in Hoboken, New Jersey. It is the first organized baseball game.
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News  1854 - ALARMING ACCIDENT AT HOBOKEN. FALL OF THE BARCLAY STREET FERRY BRIDGE. ONE HUNDRED PERSONS THROWN INTO THE WATER - SEVERAL SUPPOSED DROWNED - MIRACULOUS ESCAPE OF HUNDREDS ON THE BRIDGE.
An accident of the most painful and alarming nature occurred between 5 and 6 o'clock last evening, at the Hoboken Ferry on the Jersey shore, by which the lives of some five hundred persons, men, women and children, were placed in peril. The ferry bridge, erected for the landing of passengers to and ...Read MORE...


News  1873 - TORNADO IN JERSEY.
A few minutes after the heavy rain-storm had commenced in Hoboken, about 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon, the immense frame-work, over 400 feet in length, in course of construction on the pier of the New Hamburg Steam-ship line, in Hoboken, was struck by a tornado and entirely demolished. Over fifty...Read MORE...


News  1905 - BIG FIRE IN HOBOKEN. DELAWARE, LACKAWANNA AND WESTERN'S TERMINAL DESTROYED. ENTIRE WATER FRONT IN PERIL.
TWO FERRY BOATS RUINED AND MUCH WHARF PROPERTY DAMAGED BY FIERCE FLAMES - THE LOSS WILL BE OVER $500,000.

New York, Aug. 8. - Inside of three-quarters of an hour fire swept away the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company's terminal in Hoboken, seized two ferry boats and practically...Read MORE...



1916
Hoboken, ho'bo-ken, a city and port of entry of Hudson co., N.J., on the W. bank of the Hudson River, opposite New York city (with which it is connected by steam- ferry) and immediately N. of Jersey City. It is the eastern terminus of the Lackawanna R. Hoboken is an important industrial centre and...Read MORE...


News  1921 - 12 DEAD IN HOTEL FIRE; TWO INQUIRIES BEGUN IN HOBOKEN. POLICE SEEK CAUSE OF BLAZE WHILE PROSECUTER INVESTIGATES CONDUCT OF HOSTELRY. SEVEN BODIES IDENTIFIED.
SHOES, RINGS AND SCORCHED REMNANTS OF CLOTHING GIVE CLUES IN SEVERAL CASES.
WOMAN DIES IN HOSPITAL.
FLAMES BELIEVED TO HAVE STARTED IN ROOM SHORTLY AFTER COUPLE HAD GIVEN IT UP.

With twelve lives as the toll of the tragedy, an investigation was begun yesterday to learn the cause of the fire...Read MORE...



1944 - HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.
...Hoboken Ferry Halted.
Ferry operations between New York and Hoboken, N. J., were suspended because docks were covered with two feet of water. Withdrawn from operations were the Lackawanna railroad ferry at 23rd Street and the Barkley Street ferry...

The Troy Record
Troy, New York
September 15, 1944
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Avicolli
America/USA  Josephine Theresa Avicolli (12 November 1917, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 3 February 1995, Springfield, Vermont, USA)

Kelsey
America/USA  Delia Conger Kelsey (2 June 1877, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 7 March 1963, Staten Island, New York, USA)
 


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