East Orange during its first 100 years, 1863 to 1963, with some emphasis on Stockton School and its surrounding neighborhoods. "Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember." Oscar Levant
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Drake College was at the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Harrison Street. According to a 1917 educational directory, Drake College had been established in 1883. By 1911 the college was in the Central Avenue location but it's unclear where it was between 1884 and 1911.
Below: from 1954 East Orange High School yearbook
Above: from a 1911 map
Below: from an 1895 map when the building was still shown as a dwelling.