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The legendary aviator dedicated the country’s first commercial airline terminal here
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Opened in 1928, Newark Liberty International Airport is the nation’s oldest airfield, and its first commercial airline terminal was dedicated by Amelia Earhart in 1935.

Weequahic Park in Newark, New Jersey
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Newark's Essex County Park System is the oldest county park system in the United States. It includes both Weequahic Park, New Jersey's oldest public golf course, and Branch Brook Park, home to the USA's largest collection of cherry blossom trees.

Newark is the birthplace of M&M’s
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Everybody’s favorite candy, M&M’s, was created here in 1940 after Forrest E. Mars saw soldiers eating hard-shelled chocolate pellets during the Spanish Civil War.

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