Glen Ridge History Quiz 4
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.
This week's quiz will focus on articles from the following Gaslamp newsletters of the Glen Ridge Historical Society:
These articles can be found at
Quiz begins after this historic 1918 Spanish influenza poster
Before becoming Nevins-Church Press in 1902, what business operated on this factory site at the northwest corner of Midland Avenue and Adams Place?
Benson Rolling Mill
Chicle Products Company
Matchless Metal Polish Company
New Jersey Aristotype Company
Which synagogue now in a neighboring town was founded in the building shown here on Bloomfield Avenue in Glen Ridge?
Temple Ner Tamid
Temple Beth Shalom
Congregation Shomrei Emunah
Sherman Avenue School closed in 1943 due to declining enrollment. It was demolished in 1964. What happened to the building in the intervening years?
A fire in the boiler room ravaged the interior space
The school was leased to Montclair for business offices
Post-war housing was created for returning World War II veterans
First floor classrooms were utilized for off-site storage for municipal records
Which statement about the Parkway House is NOT true?
The area where it is located was rezoned in 1962 to permit luxury high-rise apartments, offices, and professional buildings.
The name was chosen because of proximity to Garden State Parkway
Local landscape architect, Ethelbert Furlong, drew up the landscaping plan
Two one-family houses were demolished before construction began
John A. Brown held numerous Borough roles in the early decades of Glen Ridge. Which of the following positions did he NOT hold?
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