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Union in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Liberty Hall

 
 
Liberty Hall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
1. Liberty Hall Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1772 by William
Livingston, later a patriot
leader, governor of New
Jersey, 1776-90, Member of
Constitutional Convention.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 40.646′ N, 74° 13.742′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Morris Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is across from Kean University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1003 Morris Avenue, Union NJ 07083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Liberty Hall (here, next to this marker); Connecticut Farms (within shouting distance of this marker); Horse Chestnut Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Liberty Hall (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Liberty Hall (about 400 feet away); The Serpentine Path (about 600 feet away); Carriage House (about 600 feet away); Steam Tractor (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Union.
 
Regarding Liberty Hall. British officers stormed Gov. Livingston's home in 1780, and demanded that his daughter Sally produce her father's
Liberty Hall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
2. Liberty Hall Marker
On their way to Connecticut Farms in June 1780, British and Hessian soldiers stopped at Gov. Livingston's home at Liberty Hall.
papers. Sally managed to keep the papers containing the strength of the New Jersey militia from them.
 
Also see . . .
1. Liberty Hall Museum. (Submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The British invasion of June, 1780. (Submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Liberty Hall Mansion Photo, Click for full size
By Lorraine, 2008
3. Liberty Hall Mansion
The 1882 Carriage House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
4. The 1882 Carriage House
Liberty Hall gardens Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
5. Liberty Hall gardens
These gardens are located behind Liberty Hall.
Carriage House Photo, Click for full size
By Lorraine, 2008
6. Carriage House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on , by Lorraine of Union, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Lorraine of Union, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on , by Lorraine of Union, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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