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History of Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

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  • 1824 - First ferry service in U.S. opened between Hoboken and Manhattan

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  • 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...Read MORE...


  • 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 ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Hoboken
    Hoboken, a beautiful post-village of North Bergen township, Hudson county, New Jersey, on the Hudson river, opposite New York, and about 2 miles...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...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Hoboken
    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, and immediately above...Read MORE...


  • Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
    Holland American Line Pier, Hoboken, N.J.
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  • Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
    City Hall
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  • 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...Read MORE...


  • Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
    Hoboken Steps, Hoboken, N.J.
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  • 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...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 ...Read MORE...


  • News 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....Read MORE...




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  • 1824 - First ferry service in U.S. opened between Hoboken and Manhattan

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ njtimeln.htm
  • 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... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Hoboken
    Hoboken, a beautiful post-village of North Bergen township, Hudson county, New Jersey, on the Hudson river, opposite New York, and about 2 miles... Read MORE...

  • 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 ... 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... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Hoboken
    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, and immediately above... 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... 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... 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 ... Read MORE...

  • News  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.... Read MORE...

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