In 1869 in Essex County , New Jersey 325 acres of farmland were purchased on the border of Verona and Cedar Grove to establish the Essex County Asylum for the Insane. It is said that not only is it ice-cold there, but ghosts and sounds have been seen.
From approximately 1890 showing the base of Woodward Avenue at the Detroit River in Detroit - Michigan. The base of Woodward Avenue is where the ferry landing for Detroit was located, bringing people across the river to Canada and to vacation spots.
Eagle Rock Reservation - West Orange, NJ 07052 -- Bronze FDNY helmet "With deepest gratitude from the people of Essex County, New Jersey, in memory of the 343 New York City Firefighters who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty on September 11, 2001".