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.
5 million pool complex for the Hudson River town of Weehawken.
The Christie Administration has marked another milestone in making the state more resilient against storms such as Superstorm Sandy by recommending the construction of a strategically placed flood-resistance system that will protect Hoboken and parts of Weehawken and Jersey City from storm surge.
Savvis, a division of CenturyLink company (NYSE:CTL) and a provider of cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, announced on Thursday its selection by the IEX Group, of Savvis' flagship data centre complex in Weehawken, New Jersey, as the primary site of IEX's new alternative trading system.
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.
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16 condos to be auctioned at the Aristocrat in Weehawken
The MiniMedCare clinic originally scheduled to open next month in a Pathmark store in Weehawken will be delayed for an indeterminate length of time while the necessary approvals are sought, Pathmark spokesman told Progressive Grocer.
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.