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1863
January 1. President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation granting freedom to slaves in southern states.
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NEW JERSEY - Essex County - Vacant / Not In Use

Ambrose-Ward Mansion (added 1982 - - #82003272)
Also known as Knapp's Colonial Home
Essex County - 132 S. Harrison St. , East Orange
(12 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Ampere Station (added 1984 - - #84002628)
Essex County - Ampere Plaza and Whitney Pl. , East Orange
(16 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Nies,Frank J.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Chestnut Street School (added 1986 - - #86003075)
Essex County - 65 Chestnut St. , Montclair
(7 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Essex County Jail (added 1991 - - #91001366)
Essex County - 21 Wilsey St. , Newark
(15 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Haviland,John
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Four Corners Historic District (added 2000 - - #00001061)
Essex County - Roughly bounded by Raymond Blvd., Mulberry St., Hill St. and Washington St. , Newark
(850 acres, 152 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gilbert, Cass, et.al
Architectural Style: Italianate, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Theater

Hahne and Company (added 1994 - - #94001005)
Also known as Hahne & Co.;Hahne's;Hahne's Department Store
Essex County - 609 Broad St. , Newark
(23 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Starrett, Goldwin
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Area of Significance: Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

James Street Commons Historic District Addendum (added 1983 - - #83001601)
Also known as Eagle Fire Insurance Company of Newark;See Also:James St.
Essex County - 18 Washington Pl. , Newark
(1 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Phelps,Frederick A.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Economics, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Military Park Commons Historic District (added 2004 - - #04000649)
Essex County - Roughly bounded by Washington Pl., McCarter Hwy, E. Park St. and Raymond Blvd. , Newark
(9 acres, 37 buildings, 9 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ely, Wilson and John, Guilbert and Betelle
Architectural Style: Italianate, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, School, Specialty Store

Morris Canal (added 1974 - - #74002228)
Essex County - Irregular line beginning at Phillipsburg and ending at Jersey City , Not Applicable
(0 acres, 8 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morris,Ephraim, Beach,Ephraim
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company (added 1983 - - #83004031)
Also known as Essex Catholic High School
Essex County - 300 Broadway and 2nd St. , Newark
(39 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ely,Wilson C., Ely,John H.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Stone House by the Stone House Brook (added 1991 - - #87001333)
Essex County - 219 S. Orange Ave. , South Orange
(5 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Person
Historic Person: Brewer,William Augustus,Jr.
Significant Year: 1773, 1966
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Education, Politics/Government, Community Planning And Development
Cultural Affiliation: Rural American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Tiffany & Company Stationers and Silver and Gold Smiths (added 1987 - - #87002261)
Also known as Tiffany & Company Factory
Essex County - 792--820 Highland Ave. , Newark
(63 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Schweitzer & Diemer
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Park
Current Function: Landscape, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Park




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