Hoboken Sentence Examples
Probably the first suggestion for an elevated railway was made by Colonel Stevens, of Hoboken, New Jersey, as early as 1831, when the whole art of railway construction was in its infancy.
In 1851 the township of Van Vorst, founded in 1804 between Paulus Hook and Hoboken, was annexed.
In Hoboken are the piers of the North German Lloyd, the Hamburg American, the Netherlands American, the Scandinavian and the Phoenix steamship lines.
Among the city's prominent buildings are the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western station, the Hoboken Academy (1860), founded by German Americans, and the public library.
The site of Hoboken (originally "Hobocanhackingh," the place of the tobacco pipe) was occupied about 1640 as a Dutch farm, but in 1643 the stock and all the buildings except a brew-house were destroyed by the Indians.
Hoboken was incorporated as a town in 1849 and as a city in 1855.
They begin on the north near Wyneghem and the zone of inundation, and terminate on the south at Hoboken.
A new enceinte, or more correctly a rampart of a less permanent character, connecting the eight forts of the inner line and extending from Wyneghem to a little south of Hoboken, was decided upon in 1908.
Originally a part of Hoboken and North Bergen, the township of Weehawken was separately incorporated in 1859.
As early as 1874 a tunnel under the Hudson river from Hoboken to New York had been started but abandoned because of seemingly insuperable difficulties of construction.Advertisement
For transportation facilities the town depends upon the railways serving Hoboken and Jersey City.
West Hoboken lies about 4 m.
West Hoboken was created a separate township in 1861, from a part of the township of North Bergen, and in 1884 was incorporated as a town.
West Hoboken and Jersey City are also important producers.
The eastern terminals of the southern and western lines running from New York City are situated on the western shore of the Hudson river, in Weehawken, Hoboken or Jersey City; whence passengers and freight are carried by ferry to New York.Advertisement
Jersey City and Hoboken are also connected with New York by tunnels under the Hudson river.
The only deep water terminals of the state are Jersey City and Hoboken.
The chief cities in 1910 were Newark (pop. 347,469), Jersey City (267,779), Paterson (1 2 5,600), Trenton (96,815), Camden (94,538) and Hoboken (70,324).
There are industrial schools in Newark, Hoboken and Trenton, for which the state made an appropriation of $20,000 in 1908.
Among the prominent institutions not receiving state aid are Princeton University, at Princeton; Rutgers College (excluding its agricultural school), at New Brunswick; and the Stevens Institute of Technology, at Hoboken.Advertisement
On the western bank of the Hudson the trading post of Hobocanhackingh, on the site of the present city of Hoboken, was established at an early date.
Hoboken occupies a little more than T sq.
The company officially became Holland America in 1882, when it opened an office in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Francis Albert Sinatra was born December 12, 1915, in Hoboken, New Jersey.
His first big break was performing as part of the Hoboken Four and winning a six month touring contract from the Major Bowes Amateur Hour radio show.Advertisement
After leaving the Hoboken Four and briefly working as a singing waiter, band leader Harry James invited him to join the group.
Buddy Valastro is the owner and master baker at Carlo's Bakery, which is located in Hoboken, New Jersey.