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The city originated from a Dutch settlement on the Passaic River established in 1679 which was called Acquackanonk. Industrial growth began in the 19th century, as Passaic became a textile and metalworking center. Passaic was formed within Acquackanonk Township on March 10, 1869, and was incorporated as an independent village on March 21, 1871. Passaic was chartered as a city on April 2, 1873...wikipedia



Passaic, New Jersey, USA

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Passaic, New Jersey, USA

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News  1873 - Destructive Conflagration In Passaic-Loss, $6,000-Two Men Burned To Death.
The most disastrous conflagration that has ever occurred in Passaic, N.J., began just before...Read MORE...

News  1897 - EXCITING FIRE IN PASSAIC. Many Persons Escape By the Roof - Two Rescues by Firemen.
PASSAIC, N. J., Sept. 21. - Eight families were caught in the upper floors of the three-story brick ...Read MORE...

News  1899 - MEAT AND TURKEYS BURNED. Flames Destroy the Plant of the Passaic Beef Company.
Passaic, N. J., Nov. 27. - The plant of the Passaic Beef Company on the Erie Railroad, near the...Read MORE...

News  1905 - BAD WRECK ON THE LACKAWANNA
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Passaic June 2 - A broken axle on and east-bound freight caused...Read MORE...

1906
Passaic, a city of Passaic co., N. J., pleasantly situated on a river of the same name and on the...Read MORE...

News  1911 - June 1 - 1st US group insurance policy written, Passaic, NJ

June 1, 1911
News  1933 - Orphan Boys Prevent Wreck of Train Carrying 500 Persons.
Passaic, N. J., May 4. - Quick work of six boys from the Passic Orphan Asylum was credited today...Read MORE...

News  1944 - March 20 - Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River NJ, killing 16

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March 20, 1944

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