Vauxhall Veterans Exhibit and Eulace Peacock Display at the Caldwell Parsonage

UNION, NJ -  "The Veterans of Vauxhall" exhibit, provided by the Vauxhall Historical Society, will be hosted by the Union Township Historical Society at the Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February, 25.

The UTHS will also display its own exhibit on Eulace Peacock, Union High School Class of 1933.  As a senior, Peacock set the NJSIAA long jump record of 24'4" -- which still stands for Group 1 schools -- and ran the 100-yard dash in 9.8 seconds.  Peacock won almost 500 medals at Union High School.  He also played football and basketball and, as a senior halfback, scored 136 points. 

At Temple University, Peacock was named "the world's fastest human."  He beat future Olympic gold medalist, Jesse Owens, in the 60-yard dash and the long jump - the first of 7 times in 10 events they competed that that happened.  A pulled hamstring prevented Peacock from going to the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.                                                                                                                         

Reservations are not required.  Refreshments will be served.  Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.  For more information, please call 908-591-4377.      

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  1. 908-591-4377
Sun, February 25
2:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/25/2018 2:00pm 02/25/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Vauxhall Veterans Exhibit and Eulace Peacock Display at the Caldwell Parsonage

UNION, NJ - "The Veterans of Vauxhall" exhibit, provided by the Vauxhall Historical Society, will be hosted by the Union Township Historical Society at the Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February, 25.

The UTHS will also display its own exhibit on Eulace Peacock, Union High School Class of 1933. As a senior, Peacock set the NJSIAA ...

909 Caldwell Avenue Union, NJ 07083

Caldwell Parsonage

909 Caldwell Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

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