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Union City :- Places to Visit In & Near by Union City, NJ

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Union City was established as a city in 1925 by an act of New Jersey Legislature. It was formed from the mergers of Union Hill, West Hoboken Township and Union Hill.

The area of what is today Union City was originally inhabited by the Munsee-speaking branch of Lenape Native Americans, who wandered into the vast woodland area encountered by Henry Hudson during the voyages he conducted from 1609 to 1610 for the Dutch, who later claimed the area (which included the future New York City) and named it New Netherland.

UNION CITY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

UNION CITY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Union City Historical Museum, a non-profit, is dedicated to the preservation, maintenance and protection of, as well as the education of, the public about, the historical, cultural, and natural heritage resources of Union City.

Website:https://unioncityhistoricalmuseum.org/
Phone:+1 510-378-6376

Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Historical Museum

The museum presents rotating exhibits and activities that relate to the city’s history, diversity culture, and historical landmarks. The museum moved to 1301 Hudson Street in 2001. It is now located in the former Bethlehem Steel Hoboken Shipyard. The museum and the Friends of the Hoboken Public Library have been collecting the memories of long-time residents through the Hoboken Oral History Project. These include stories about mom and pop shops, the city’s many movie palaces and jazz clubs, vaudeville performances and political campaigns.

Website:https://www.hobokenmuseum.org/
Phone:+1 201-656-2240

Hamilton Park

Hamilton Park

Grassy areas, floral gardens, benches, summer concerts & NYC skyline views from waterside cliffs.

Address:Boulevard East, Hudson Pl, Weehawken, NJ 07086, United States
Phone:+1 201-319-6061

Boulevard East

Boulevard East

Boulevard East is a scenic two-lane county road that runs in the North Hudson, New Jersey, municipalities of Weehawken (West New York), Guttenberg, North Bergen and Guttenberg. The road follows the Hudson Palisades crest, offering views of the Hudson River, New York City and other cities. The residential road was built around the turn of the 20th Century and features a mix of 20th-century architecture.

Weehawken Dueling Grounds

Weehawken Dueling Grounds

Dueling took place between 1780 and 1884 at the Weehawken Dueling Grounds. It is situated below the New Jersey Palisades cliffs, just next to the Hudson River. It was home to at least 18 duels between 1700-1884. However, it is best known for the 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr.

Website:https://localwiki.org/weehawken/Weehawken_Dueling_Grounds

The Old Glory Park

The Old Glory Park

This is a small park but is on elevation giving a great birds eye view of the city. Highly recommended if you want to take skyline photos.

Pier 13 Hoboken

Pier 13 Hoboken

Seasonal open-air waterfront beer garden featuring food trucks, water sports & entertainment.

Website:https://www.pier13hoboken.com/
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