Along the north end of the (newly renovated) Hoboken waterfront (http://www.hobokenmuseum.org), near Weehawken is a small exhibit covering the history of hoboken. Highlights include the fact that ...
· Frank Sinatra was born and raised there
· the first game of baseball was 'allegedly' played there in 1846 (despite other claims about Cooperstown, NY
· Maxwell House coffee had a plant right on the water front until about 15 years ago
· commercial port activity
Also given the latter, there was a demonstration of how to make nautical knots, and there is much more to this than you might think.
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