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Explore generations of history in Hudson County, New Jersey

Hudson County, New Jersey, is brimming with significant sites that tell tales of years gone by. Just a few minutes away from Midtown Manhattan (via a quick NJ Path train ride to Exchange Pl), you can board the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to Liberty State Park and visit iconic sites like the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, the Hospital Complex and the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal.

Or make a stop in Weehawken, to visit the 18th-century Weehawken Dueling Grounds where Alexander Hamilton was fatally shot (via the New York Waterway Ferry from NYC to Port Imperial, Weehawken).

Another great stop is the Apple Tree House, 298 Academy St, where generals Washington and Lafayette dined under an apple tree and planned their retreat through Jersey. Just take the NJ Path to Journal Square!

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Weehawken Dueling Grounds

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Apple tree house hosts Jersey City history

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