My House Pictures,
and Snowstorm of 2003
Antique Bottles from
Maps of Warren (Scanned)
Old pictures of 19 Hillcrest
The deer in Warren are Big. This image
is a bit fuzzy but you can see the antlers on this guy are huge. Here is
another picture of 2 deer standing near
my Mom's driveway.
Saw a baby Fox this spring. I think it was a fox, or a Coyote, otherwise it was the devil.
Saw a fox on my driveway on 11/02/03 just stared at me and walked up toward my
Lots of Turkey in the area. See them almost every week.
Rabbits and Ground Hogs. Ground Hogs are the worst. They eat up my
garden. I even saw one climb a tree once. Don't believe me.
Here is the picture.
Other notes: Looks like Ms. Facey won the court case to build on 1/2 acre
lots. I suppose it won't be too long until there is a new development
next door. I will have pics of the current houses before they are all
torn down. All the houses were exactly like mine
Union Village section of Warren
See Warren Township
WARREN'S FIRST POST OFFICE OPENED IN UNION VILLAGE IN l828
History Fall 1989
Union Village United
Methodist Church (Berkeley Heights)
Map Image Union Village /
Larger Map of Warren
The center of Union Village
Postcard from 1917,
mailed from Gillette, (Long Hill Twp, formerly Passaic Twp. NJ
Warren History: "Former Newark Mayor, Businessman, buys property in
Warren" Warren History #6, 2001
Warren Township Website
Warren Township Historical Society
Susie Boyce's Home
Page (Historical Society)
Library, Warren Branch
Place Names (Indian and other)
Long Hill Township
Bernards Twp. (Basking Ridge, Lyons, West Millington, Liberty Corner)
|Free Acres: area
on the border of Warren and Berkeley Heights
Link by Linus Yamane
Free Acres, a 67 acre community established in 1910 by Bolton Hall, a New
York entrepreneur and reformer. Mr. Hall believed in the idea of Henry
George, the economist, of single taxation, under which residents pay tax to
the community, which, in turn, pays a lump sum to the municipality. Among
the early residents of Free Acres were the actor James Cagney and his wife,
Map from Yahoo
Editors Note: As Kids we used to ride our bikes from Hillcrest
down to the other end of Emerson where the Sonoco Station had Atari Games
like Pac Man and Centipede. We got sodas and candy then rode back.
Later we also went to the pool on Rodgers Lane where the "Old Guy" running
it would sell sodas and ice cream from a little building. I suppose
these little pools are from a bygone era, with litigation run amok it was
closed in the 1990's I believe. There are now several houses on the
Some stories I got from Wayne Boylan are:
The house on the north corner of Hillcrest Road and Emerson lane was a
restaurant. If anyone has more information or pictures please let me
The house on the corner of Emerson Lane and Ralph Place was a General Store.
Someone I know lives there now.
The open lot on the south side of Watchung Heights Ave. next to the Boylan's
was sold a little while ago. I think I know who bought it and if the
sewer can make it there more houses will be built.