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The Weehawken Time Machine is your portal into the history of Weehawken, New Jersey. Founded in 1859, Weehawken is just across the Hudson River from New York City and has been the scene of the 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, a major rail and shipping hub, home to industry and commerce and today, home to about 15,000 people.

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News and Events


Hamilton Evening with the Hudson River Ramblers
Fri, Sept 30, 2016 at 7 PM

Join the Hudson River Ramblers at the Weehawken Senior Nutrition Center (201 Highwood Ave) on Friday, September 30th at 7 PM for a free performance recounting events in story and song from the life of Alexander Hamilton, ranging from his early days through his passionate political career and finally his death at the hands of Aaron Burr here in Weehawken. No reservations needed, just come and join us for a fun and educational evening brought to you by the Weehawken Library. Questions? Call the Library at 201-863-7823.


Weehawken Day - Oct 1 2016

The Weehawken Historical Commission will be at Weehawken Day on Saturday October 1, 2016 from 12 noon to 5 PM (rain date Oct 2). We'll have Weehawken memorabilia on display and will be available to answer your questions about our town's history.

Weehawken Day is presented by Mayor Richard Turner, the Town Council and the Weehawken Recreation Department and is an event for Weehawken residents held at Weehawken Waterfront Park. Pre registration is required. Click here for details.


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