Main Menu | Hudson County Facts | Jersey City Stories | Jersey City Politics | New Jersey Mafia | E-mail This Page

Dating from 1740, Jersey City's Oldest House
Original prints of this and other images are available from the artist, Richard La Rovere.

Significant Dates In The History Of Jersey City
1609 - 1779

1609 Henry Hudson anchored "the Half Moon" in New York Harbor.
1630 Michael Pauw bought land for trading purposes on the west bank of the Hudson and called the area Pavonia.
1633Michael Paulusen, a Dutch trader, erected a dwelling at Paulus Hook.
1636Cornelius Van Vorst built a home near the present 4th and Henderson Streets.
1643Pavonia settlement destroyed by Indians.
1646Peter Stuyvesant became Director General of New Netherlands.
1655Pavonia settlement again destroyed by Indians.
1660Bergen Township established on site of the present-day Bergen Square.
1779Major "Light Horse" Harry Lee captured Paulus Hook fort from the British on August 19.

Hudson County Facts  by Anthony Olszewski
Hudson County, New Jersey is a place of many firsts - including genocide and slavery.
Political corruption is a tradition here.
First issue in a series by Anthony Olszewski
Click HERE to find out more.

Advertiser and Distributor
Inquiries Welcome

Second Thief, Best Thief - The Tunnel Bar by Anthony Olszewski  Stories from a Jersey City Tavern

GRAVE ROBBER Jersey City Computer Repair
297 Griffith Street, Jersey City, NJ - In the Heights just off of Kennedy Blvd. - Very close to Journal Square and Union City, just five minutes away from Hoboken, Downtown Jersey City, Newport, and the Waterfront - Tech support for The Jersey City Mayor's Office suring the administration of Bret Schundler - PC repair - upgrade, hardware install, software install, data recovery, spyware removal, virus removal, replace hard drive

Jersey City Garden Post Card (196 Ogden Ave., original, not mailed) – $5.00
Mail your check to Anthony Olszewski, 297 Griffith Steet, Jersey City, N.J., 07307
To pay by PayPal, e-mail

The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and The Central Railroad Terminal
Visit Liberty State Park!

Questions? Need more information?

About the images at the Jersey City History Web Site