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Newark, New Jersey

Newark, New Jersey, the largest city in New Jersey. Founded in 1666 by Puritans, who named it New Ark, a reference to the Ark of Biblical description, a haven from religious persecution from the Church of England. Many Corporations are headquartered here including Prudential and IDT.

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  • Most Blessed Sacrament Friary , Franciscan, Virginia (guest) wrote 7 months ago:
    I was Baptised in Blessed Sacrament in Newark on Springfield Ave. I was born in 1945 and cant seem to find any record of the church. I lived on Avon Ave between 17th and 18th St. I can remember my Mom and I walking to Church every Sunday.
  • Former Centre Street Bridge, shurelas (guest) wrote 1 year ago:
    STILL trying to find an image of this bridge taken from nearby ground level.
  • Amtrak CLIFF Interlocking, DanTD wrote 1 year ago:
    Evidently, this was the site of the old Newark South Street PRR Station too.
  • Tastee Bread Factory S 10th St, Original Site, Jim (guest) wrote 1 year ago:
    I went tp Blessed Sacrament also I lived on 11th st and springfield ave and your right the smell was great moved in 1964 to ca.
  • Former Elizabeth Power station Building (Abandoned), cahill (guest) wrote 2 years ago:
    Sorry Kid...that is the old switch house to the former Essex Generating Station. It was built in 1915 .The steam plant,generators and turbines were torn down in 1993. I started there as a helper in 1972 and had a great time working there.
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