1700's - 1840'sSomewhere below this site, on a wooded ledge twenty feet above the Hudson River, lay the dueling grounds. Among the many known and unknown duelists who fought here were Governor of New York, DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828), Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804), Vice-President Aaron Burr (1756-1836) and U.S. Navy Commodore Oliver Perry (1785-1819). All came to Weehawken to defend their honor, according to the custom of the day.
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|Date Added||Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:43am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 582942 N 4513689|
|Decimal Degrees||40.77000000, -74.01720000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 46.2', W 74° 1.032'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 46' 12.00" N, 74° 1' 1.92" W|
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|Area Code(s)||201, 551, 908, 973|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 24-96 Hamilton Ave, Weehawken NJ 07086, US|
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