History of West Orange, NJ

Events

Orange Township is created from the City of Newark

1806

Government is appointed

1807

Llywellyn Park is Established

1857

West Orange is formed from Orange Township

1863

Thomas Edison Moves workshop to West Orange

1884

West Orange High School is built

1898

Eagle Rock Reservation is created from the Lenape Trail

1907

West Orange High School burns down

1913

West Orange High School is rebuilt

1922

Turtle Back Zoo Opens

1963

Essex County 9/11 Memorial is built

2002