• Historical Society Show & Tell April 2

    Do you have a hidden treasure in your attic? On Tuesday, April 2, the Verona Historical Society is hosting its annual “Show and Tell” program at 7:30 p.m. in the Verona Community Center Fireman’s Room and invites...

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  • Overbrook, Jail Ghost Stories

    Come on a virtual tour of Overbrook and the nearby Essex County Penitentiary with local historian Robert L. Williams and learn of the history of both fascinating places along with some of the ghost stories. Share your...

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  • Historical Society To Hold Show And Tell

    Do you have a hidden treasure in your attic? On Tuesday, April 3, the Verona Historical Society is hosting its annual “Show and Tell” program at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Center Fireman’s Room and invites you...

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  • A Final Farewell to Overbrook

    Join Verona Historical Society on Tuesday evening, October 24, to bid a final farewell to Overbrook, the former Essex County Hospital Center. Kevin Kowalick will speak to us on his intimate history in exploring the facility and...

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  • Learn The White Rock’s History

    The Verona Historical Society invites you to join them on Tuesday, June 6, for a tour of Verona’s historic White Rock. The landmark boulder sits high atop Second Mountain and is the centerpiece of a stunning environment....

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  • Historical Society Holds Show & Tell Next Week

    Do you have a hidden treasure in your attic? On Tuesday, April 4 the Verona Historical Society is hosting its annual “Show and Tell” program at 7:30 p.m. in the Verona Community Center Fireman’s Room and invites...

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  • Historical Society To Explore Congregational Church

    The Verona Historical Society will hold its March 7 meeting at the historic Congregational Church located on Church Street between Bloomfield and Claremont Avenues at 7:30 p.m. The original portion of the church was built in 1896...

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  • Historical Society To Present On Methodist Church

    Verona’s designated local historic landmark, the Verona United Methodist Church, will be the site of the Verona Historical Society meeting on Tuesday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m. The presentation will feature the history of the Verona Methodist...

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  • Two Events On Overbrook Asylum

    In 1896, Essex County acquired 325 acres in Verona and Cedar Grove to build a new facility for the county’s mentally ill. The Essex County Asylum for the Insane became colloquially known as Overbrook because it was...

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  • Historical Society Looks At 1873 Rail Line

    The next meeting of the Verona Historical Society will be held on Tuesday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Verona Community Center. The subject of the meeting will be the old 1873 rail line that was...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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