Weehawken

Weehawken

(wē`hôkən, wēhô`kən), township (1990 pop. 12,385), Hudson co., NE N.J., on the Hudson River opposite New York City, with which it is connected by the Lincoln Tunnel; inc. 1859. It is mostly residential. "Highwood," the James Gore King estate, was the scene in 1804 of the duel between Aaron BurrBurr, Aaron,
1756–1836, American political leader, b. Newark, N.J., grad. College of New Jersey (now Princeton). Political Career

A brilliant law student, Burr interrupted his study to serve in the American Revolution and proved himself a valiant soldier in
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 and Alexander HamiltonHamilton, Alexander,
1755–1804, American statesman, b. Nevis, in the West Indies. Early Career

He was the illegitimate son of James Hamilton (of a prominent Scottish family) and Rachel Faucett Lavien (daughter of a doctor-planter on Nevis and the estranged
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. A bronze bust commemorates Hamilton, who was fatally wounded.
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The Merrimac, the Monitor, the Tennessee, the Weehawken discharged enormous projectiles themselves, after having been armor-clad against the projectiles of others.
The boom of interest in the Weehawken waterfront is a testament to the appeal of urban mixed-use communities that offer superior transit options," said Marshall Tycher, president of Roseland.
May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Roseland, a subsidiary of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI), today hosted the official ribbon cutting of RiverParc at Port Imperial, the newest luxury apartment community at Port Imperial, the two-mile waterfront redevelopment in Weehawken and West New York.
Problems surrounding the infrastructure at the Port Imperial circuit, situated on the bank of the Hudson River at Weehawken and West New York in New Jersey, mean the race - originally scheduled for June 16 next year - will now take place in 2014.
Passenger transportation operator Veolia Transportation, a US unit of Veolia Environnement (Euronext:VIE) (NYSE:VE), reported on Monday the award of a permit to provide interstate express bus services to and from New York airports and Manhattan and Weehawken, New Jersey.
16 condos to be auctioned at the Aristocrat in Weehawken
On July 11, 1804, Hamilton, Burr, their seconds, and a physician met secretly (for dueling was illegal in most states) on a promontory in Weehawken, New Jersey.
At 32, the software developer technologist for the Union Bank of Switzerland in Weehawken, New Jersey, is an avid fencer.
The New York Rubber Group will hold a Broadway outing June 20 at The Chart House Restaurant in Weehawken, NJ, and a fishing outing June 27 in Brielle, NJ.
MIAMI & NEW YORK -- Telx, the premier operator of network-neutral, network rich, colocation facilities in the United States announces the addition of 4Connections to their Weehawken, NJ facility, which is an expansion point for the 4Connections New Jersey regional network.
Roseland, a subsidiary of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, hosted the official ribbon cutting of RiverParc at Port Imperial, the newest luxury apartment community at Port Imperial, the two-mile waterfront redevelopment in Weehawken and West New York.
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