A look into the history of the Township of Weehawken, New Jersey via pictures, postcards and other artifacts.

(88182) - Shad Fishing, Weehawken

Circa: 1888

This is a reproduction of an engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of April 14, 1888. It shows fishermen planting poles in the Hudson River bottom in order to string nets.

Thank you to Edward Fleckenstein of the Weehawken Historical Commission for this image.

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