Glen Ridge History Quiz 5
Glen Ridge Public Library, the Glen Ridge Historical Society & the Glen Ridge Recreation Department have joined together to bring you a weekly opportunity to learn some Glen Ridge history while sheltering in place.
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Glen Ridge Borough -
Glen Ridge Wikipedia page
Quiz begins after this historic 1918 Spanish influenza poster
The original Mountainside Hospital facility was a three-story cottage on the southwest corner of Bay Lane (now Street) and Highland Avenue in Montclair. It was rented for $30 a month from Eliza Sheridan. What year did it open to patients?
In 1897, the Glen Ridge Fire Department depended on horse-power to answer an alarm. One of their first wagons is shown here in front of the original fire house on Herman Street. In 1912, the department distinguished itself in New Jersey with what accomplishment?
It established a paid professional fire department
It hired the first femal fire-fighter
It answered more calls than any other borough in the state
It purchased a motor-driven fire apparatus
In the spring of 1915, the Glen Ridge High School baseball team played home games on the athletic field located on the playground and parking lot of the present-day Central School. What enterprise on the property preceded the sports field?
Family farm of Colonel Thomas Cadmus
Glen Ridge Quarry and Mining Company
Power Bicycle Chair Manufacturing Company
Trolley barn of the Newark, Bloomfield and Montclair Horse Car Railroad
This Glen Ridge High School quarterback went on to play professionally in the National Football League. Who is he?
In what year did the Glen Ridge Police Department purchase its first motorcycle?
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