Tag: Old Kenilworth

WHAT, WHERE, AND WHEN IN OLD KENILWORTH: North 23rd St. – Almost Had Four Names

North 23rd St. – Almost Had Four Names North 23rd St. is a residential street like none other in Kenilworth. When the future town of Kenilworth was laid out in the 1890s and known as New Orange, there were many

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WHAT, WHERE, AND WHEN IN OLD KENILWORTH: Prohibition Days – Part 3

Prohibition Days – The big farmhouse raid – Part 3 of 3 Bootlegging, smuggling, speakeasies, moonshine, and bath tub gin continued to be part of the resistance to Prohibition.  Kenilworth had its share of such activities.  The old Demiecke farmhouse

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WHAT, WHERE, AND WHEN IN OLD KENILWORTH: Prohibition Days Part 2

Prohibition Days – The New Year’s Eve raid – Part 2 of 3 The Prohibition Amendment to the US Constitution effective in 1920 and the Volstead Act enforcing it, continued to be defied across America and in Kenilworth. One of

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WHAT, WHERE, AND WHEN IN OLD KENILWORTH: Prohibition Days – Part 1 of 3

Prohibition Days – Part 1 of 3 The 18th Amendment to the US Constitution, aka the Prohibition Amendment, took effect in 1920. It banned manufacturing, selling, transporting, importing and exporting, delivering, or possessing “intoxicating” liquors.  The Volstead Act was passed

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