Thursday, December 29, 2011

Solomon Andrew DVD

Get your free copy at 
The Perth Amboy Public Library 
Perth Amboy City Hall.

A John Kerry Dyke Production 
54 minutes
Perth Amboy, NJ 

Some screenshots from the documentary. 

Solomon Andrews

 View of Perth Amboy 

Solomon Andrews 
Unpickable lock

The Aeron

A special Thank You to Mr. John Dyke and others for their 
extensive research and production of this documentary
about Dr. Solomon Andrews of Perth Amboy.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Slave owners, abolitionists lived in Perth Amboy

Article from
The News Tribune 
Friday, June 3, 1983 
Perth Amboy Celebrates 300 years. 

Most likely the Eagleswood Cemetery was near the Keasbey border

To view the whole map of the Eaglewood Property 
Click the following link

For more information on John Brown and the Raid on
Harper's Ferry 
Click the following link 

Friday, December 23, 2011

Proposed Perth Amboy Project 1919

War Emergency Construction 
(Housing War Workers) 
United States Housing Corporation 
Volume 2
(Click to enlarge)

The second site referred to in the article was most likely
Raritan Arsenal (Raritan Center) 

Project was discontinued .

 1914 Map
Pine St. is now Paderewski 

2011 Map 

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Samuel E. Shull School

These articles are from the Broadcaster
(Shull School Newsletter)
October 1936
Click to enlarge 

Samuel Eakin Shull

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Hall Avenue Recreation Center

Perth Amboy Evening News 
December 17, 1945 
Click to enlarge

Where the recreation center was located. 

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Babe Ruth in Perth Amboy

Babe Ruth 
"The Sultan of Swat"
"Visual by"

Article is from October 4, 1926 
No media source
Click to enlarge

Game was played at the 
Raritan Copper Works field 

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Perth Amboy Street Names

 Water Street

Article from
The News Tribune 
Friday, June 3, 1983 
Perth Amboy Celebrates 300 Years 

Gordon Street

Market Street 

Rector Street 

State Street looking South from Broad St.