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History of Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Newark, New Jersey, USA

Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA

Fun facts:
Newark was purchased from the Hackensack Indians. It was incorporated as a Township in 1693.
Newark is only 8 miles from New York City.
Newark Liberty International Airport is the nation's oldest air field.
The filling found inside Oreo cookies was invented by a resident of Newark.




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Where is Newark, New Jersey, USA?

  • 1666 - Newark founded

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex county, New Jersey, is situated on the right bank of the Passaic, about 4 miles from its...Read MORE...


  • News 1872 - Admitted to Public School
    The Newark (N.J.) Board of Education has decided to admit colored children into public schools by a vote of 21 to 1.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 16, 1872

  • News 1875 - FIRE. Destructive Conflagration in Newark, N. J.
    NEWARK, N. J., July 25. - A fire yesterday afternoon destroyed the Excelsior Planing Mill, on Railroad place, in the rear of No. 90 River street,...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Scene in Branch Brook Park, Newark, N.J.
    Postcard
  • 1895 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex co., N.J., on the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its entrance into Newark Bay, and 9...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - TORPEDOES EXPLODE IN RAILROAD DEPOT. One Man Fatally Injured and Combination Car Blown to Pieces. SEVERAL OTHERS HURT.
    Box Containing Explosives Dropped by Baggage Handlers While Loading Car

    Special to The Inquirer.
    NEWARK, July 2. — A terrific explosion, followed ...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Ballantine's Lager Beer Brewery, Newark, N.J.
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  • News 1900 - TROLLEY CARS COLLIDE. TEN PERSONS INJURED AT NEWARK, N.J., IN ACCIDENT.
    Newark, N.J., March 20. - Ten passengers were severely injured last night in a rear end trolley car collision, but at a late hour no fatalities had...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    City Hall
    Postcard
  • News 1905 - FIVE WOMEN BADLY BURNED. TWO OF THEM MAY DIE FROM THEIR INJURIES.
    Newark, N.J., Oct. 28. - Five women were badly burned, two of them probably fatally, in a fire which destroyed the hardware factory of M. Gould Sons...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Lackawanna R.R. Bridge, Passaic River, Newark, N.J.
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    High School, 1905
    Postcard
  • 1906
    Pop. in 1900, 265. Newark, a city, port of entry, and capital of Essex co., N.J., on the W. bank of the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Newark Theatre, Market Street
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Broad and New Market Streets, Newark, N.J.
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Playgrounds, West Side Park, 1908
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Military Park
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Bamberger Dry Goods House (1910)
    Postcard
  • News 1911 - Killed At Top Of A Pole. Newark Lineman’s Body Tumbles to Street In View of Hundreds.
    Floyd Sexton, 36 years old, a telegraph lineman of Newark, was instantly killed yesterday afternoon by contact with a live electric light wire on a...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Broad Street, from Park
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    West Side Park
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Lincoln Monument and Essex County Court House
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    D.L. and W. R.R. Station
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Symphony Auditorium
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Trinity Church and Doane Statue
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Hahne & Co., Newark's Store Beautiful, Broad, New and Halsey Sts., Newark, N.J.
    ebay.com
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Prudential Life Insurance Building
    Postcard
  • 1921 - October 1 - WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Essex County Isolation Hospital
    Postcard
  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Telephone Building and First Baptist Church
    Postcard
  • 1967 - Riot
    Riot in Newark, New Jersey kills 26 and causes $10 million in damage

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html



Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Newark, New Jersey, USA


Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Scene in Branch Brook Park, Newark, N.J.
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Ballantine's Lager Beer Brewery, Newark, N.J.
ebay.com

Newark, New Jersey, USA
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City Hall
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Lackawanna R.R. Bridge, Passaic River, Newark, N.J.
Postcard



Newark, New Jersey, USA
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High School, 1905
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Newark Theatre, Market Street
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Broad and New Market Streets, Newark, N.J.
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Playgrounds, West Side Park, 1908
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Bamberger Dry Goods House (1910)
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Military Park
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Broad Street, from Park
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
West Side Park
Postcard



Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Lincoln Monument and Essex County Court House
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
D.L. and W. R.R. Station
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Symphony Auditorium
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Hahne & Co., Newark's Store Beautiful, Broad, New and Halsey Sts., Newark, N.J.
ebay.com

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Trinity Church and Doane Statue
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Prudential Life Insurance Building
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Essex County Isolation Hospital
Postcard

Newark, New Jersey, USA
Pinterest
Telephone Building and First Baptist Church
Postcard
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One ingredient only: ground up dates. NOTE: Not good in coffee because it does not dissolve.

History and News of Newark, New Jersey, USA

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  • 1666 - Newark founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex county, New Jersey, is situated on the right bank of the Passaic, about 4 miles from its... Read MORE...

  • News  1872 - Admitted to Public School
    The Newark (N.J.) Board of Education has decided to admit colored children into public schools by a vote of 21 to 1. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 16, 1872
  • News  1875 - FIRE. Destructive Conflagration in Newark, N. J.
    NEWARK, N. J., July 25. - A fire yesterday afternoon destroyed the Excelsior Planing Mill, on Railroad place, in the rear of No. 90 River street,... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex co., N.J., on the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its entrance into Newark Bay, and 9... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - TORPEDOES EXPLODE IN RAILROAD DEPOT. One Man Fatally Injured and Combination Car Blown to Pieces. SEVERAL OTHERS HURT.
    Box Containing Explosives Dropped by Baggage Handlers While Loading Car

    Special to The Inquirer.
    NEWARK, July 2. — A terrific explosion, followed ... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - TROLLEY CARS COLLIDE. TEN PERSONS INJURED AT NEWARK, N.J., IN ACCIDENT.
    Newark, N.J., March 20. - Ten passengers were severely injured last night in a rear end trolley car collision, but at a late hour no fatalities had... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - FIVE WOMEN BADLY BURNED. TWO OF THEM MAY DIE FROM THEIR INJURIES.
    Newark, N.J., Oct. 28. - Five women were badly burned, two of them probably fatally, in a fire which destroyed the hardware factory of M. Gould Sons... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Pop. in 1900, 265. Newark, a city, port of entry, and capital of Essex co., N.J., on the W. bank of the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - Killed At Top Of A Pole. Newark Lineman’s Body Tumbles to Street In View of Hundreds.
    Floyd Sexton, 36 years old, a telegraph lineman of Newark, was instantly killed yesterday afternoon by contact with a live electric light wire on a... Read MORE...

  • 1921 - October 1 - WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • 1967 - Riot
    Riot in Newark, New Jersey kills 26 and causes $10 million in damage

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html

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