Results for subject term "Local history": 18
This structure was built around 1926 and is located across from the Train Station and was the first dedicated center in South Orange for the Fire Department which had been based at Village Hall previous to the 1920s. The Fire House has since been…
Designed by the architectural firm of Rossiter & Wright of New York City, this structure is listed on both the New Jersey and National Registers of Historical Places as of 1976. The building was constructed in 1895 and was home to Village…
This is one of the main roads that run through the Village of South Orange. In looking at the postcard, this view shows Village Hall on the Left and the South Orange-Vailsburg Methodist Church in the foreground.
This mast is located on the intersection of South Orange and Irvington Avenues. It is dedicated to those lost during World War I of which six were from the Village. Cast in bronze and mounted in granite this site was dedicated in 1924.
A colonial style domicile built on North Ridgewood Road by Henry Squier and acquired in 1850 by local resident William Redmond. Later became a farmstead in what is known as Meadowland Park and connected to the Orange Lawn Tennis Club.
This structure was built in the Collegiate Gothic Revival tradition in 1910 and served as the longtime home of Seton Hall Preparatory School. The pointed arch windows and entry are earmarks of this style, which was also used during this time at…
The Mountain House, also known as the Orange Springs Mansion, was a water spa fed by Orange Springs. Visitors bathed in and drank the water to treat a number of ailments from arthritis to fatigue. The spa has since been destroyed by fire.
Located at the corner of Main and Day Streets, the Music Hall is a red brick structure constructed in 1880. Included various theatrical productions, motion pictures, and other artistic events.
Around 1893, trolley lines ran across South Orange and this was a key station in this system that connected the Village via station stops such as this one on Montrose Avenue.