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

Government House

 
 
Government House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 16, 2007
1. Government House Marker
Inscription. Home of Moore Furman, Trenton’s first mayor, 1792–1794. Official residence of Governor of New Jersey, 1798–1845. Gen. George B. McClellan in 1862 and Woodrow Wilson in 1912 were among many notables who occupied this famous landmark.
 
Erected by Mayors Citizens Committee, Trenton, N.J.
 
Location. 40° 13.231′ N, 74° 45.998′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on West State Street 0.2 miles from North Warren Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. On the fence in front of Mary Roebling State Office Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 West State Street, Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Synagogue (a few steps from this marker); Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War (within shouting distance of this marker); The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Hunt House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Professional Basketball Game (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren Street Plaza
Government House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 16, 2007
2. Government House Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kelsey Building (about 500 feet away); Site of the Golden Swan (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 919 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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