Vallacchi’s Garage

During the 1940s, Vallacchi’s Garage at 55 Mine Brook Road (Rte 202), Bernardsville, N.J., was the place to go for a new Kaiser or Frazer automobile.  The Kaiser-Frazer Corporation, founded in 1945, was a successful company at a time when the big three automakers were slowly transitioning to a peacetime economy.   In 1946, while the

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Somerset Hills Airport

In 1932, Somerset Hills Airport was dedicated, and a commemorative envelope marked the occasion. Postmarked in Basking Ridge, it went airmail of course! The airport was located on the east side of South Maple Avenue at the corner of Lord Stirling Road. The facility was built on the former Walter E. Fenner (1885-1965) property. A

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