9 Fun Facts About Hoboken
How much do you really know about Hoboken? Founded in 1630 after being purchased for half a barrel of beer, 12 kettles, 6 guns and a few other treasured items, Hoboken has accrued a rich history with some impressive Hollywood ties, sports facts and inventions. So here it goes:
Eli Manning, the quarterback for the NY Giants lives in Hoboken, NJ. Check out his rap skills here!
Bruce Springsteen, Nirvana, The Black Keys & many others have played in Hoboken at Maxwells Tavern.
EDITS MADE: Timeline for the Macy’s day parade floats was updated. Thanks Mental Floss!