Caldwell, New Jersey: Piece of Grover Cleveland's Wedding Cake

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Grover Cleveland Birthplace State Historic Site

Address:
207 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ
Directions:
I-280 exit 8B. Drive north on Prospect Ave. for around two miles, then turn left onto Hwy 506/Bloomfield Ave. for another two miles. The Grover Cleveland Birthplace State Historic Site will be on the right (north) side.
Hours:
W-Su 1-4 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
973-226-0001
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Piece of Grover Cleveland's Wedding Cake. Piece of Grover Cleveland's Wedding Cake
At the Grover Cleveland Birthplace State Historic Site, a chunk of Presidential wedding cake -- from 1886 -- has long outlasted everyone who might have potentially eaten it. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/14/2010]

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Piece of Grover Cleveland's Wedding Cake

Birthplace of the 22nd and 24th president. Cleveland married Frances Folsom while president and the couple's daughter, Ruth, became so famous that the Baby Ruth candy bar was named after her. The birthplace is reputed to have a piece of his wedding cake on display. The house was once the pastor's house for the nearby Presbyterian Church. Cleveland had the good sense to move to Buffalo at the age of three.

The center of Caldwell has appeared in several films as the prototypical suburban setting, most notably in "North," where the gorgeous neon sign for Schantz's hardware is clearly visible.

[Chris Madsen, 09/06/2000]

The piece of Grover Cleveland's 1886 Wedding Cake has been a regular fixture in Roadside America's Museum of Museums.

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