Hobokencultural activity - Frank Sinatra, Maxwell House coffee, how to make knots 2006-08-07

 

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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