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History of East Orange, New Jersey, USA

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East Orange, New Jersey, USA

East Orange, Essex, NJ

East Orange was originally incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 4, 1863, from portions of Orange town, and was reincorporated as a city on December 9, 1899, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier.

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  • March 4, 1863 - East Orange is incorporated


  • 1895 - East Orange
    East Orange, a post-town east of the city of Orange, Essex co., N.J., on the Morris & Essex Railroad, 3 miles W.N.W. of Newark. It has 16 churches, a ...Read MORE...


  • East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    City Hall
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  • East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    The Elmwood School
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  • 1916
    East Orange, a banking city of Essex co., N.J., on the Lackawanna and the Erie Rs., WNW. of, and adjoining, Newark. It has manufactures of dynamos...Read MORE...


  • News 1934 - Must Face Court For Stunt Flying. Baltimore Aviator Hurt When Plane Removes East Orange Roof.
    East Orange, July 5 (AP). - Francis R. Gresham, 27-year-old Baltimore Flier, was to go from a hospital to a courtroom here today, to answer a charge...Read MORE...


  • East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Main Street at Harrison
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The Elmwood School
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  • March 4, 1863 - East Orange is incorporated
  • 1895 - East Orange
    East Orange, a post-town east of the city of Orange, Essex co., N.J., on the Morris & Essex Railroad, 3 miles W.N.W. of Newark. It has 16 churches, a ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    East Orange, a banking city of Essex co., N.J., on the Lackawanna and the Erie Rs., WNW. of, and adjoining, Newark. It has manufactures of dynamos... Read MORE...

  • News  1934 - Must Face Court For Stunt Flying. Baltimore Aviator Hurt When Plane Removes East Orange Roof.
    East Orange, July 5 (AP). - Francis R. Gresham, 27-year-old Baltimore Flier, was to go from a hospital to a courtroom here today, to answer a charge... Read MORE...

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