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Historical Society Looks At Overbrook

The Verona Historical Society invites you to join us on Tuesday evening October 1 as author Kevin Kowalick will speak to us on his...

Overbrook, Jail Ghost Stories

Come on a virtual tour of Overbrook and the nearby Essex County Penitentiary with local historian Robert L. Williams and learn of the history...

A Final Farewell to Overbrook

Join Verona Historical Society on Tuesday evening, October 24, to bid a final farewell to Overbrook, the former Essex County Hospital Center. Kevin Kowalick...

Overbrook Program At Cedar Grove Historical Society

You are invited to meet with the Cedar Grove Historical Society at the new Robert J. O’Toole Community Center, 199 Fairview Avenue, Cedar Grove,...

Top Stories For October 2016

September's gloom extended into October in Verona. Two members of a well-known family died and there was another uptick in crime. The upper field...

Two Events On Overbrook Asylum

In 1896, Essex County acquired 325 acres in Verona and Cedar Grove to build a new facility for the county's mentally ill. The Essex...