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

Old Academy

 
 
Old Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. Old Academy Marker
Inscription.
Site of the
Old Academy
Attended by
Alexander Hamilton
and Aaron Burr

Col. Francis Barber
was Principal at the outbreak
of the Revolution.

 
Location. 40° 39.811′ N, 74° 12.906′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (New Jersey Route 623) and Caldwell Place, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabeth NJ 07201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Site of Princeton University (a few steps from this marker); Patriotic Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Church (about 400 feet away); Old Borough Court House (about 500 feet away); Revolutionary Cannon (about 500 feet away); Washington’s Inaugural Bicentennial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seven Astronauts (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elizabeth.
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducationWar, US Revolutionary
 
Old Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
2. Old Academy Marker
Marker on Broad Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
3. Marker on Broad Street
Elizabeth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
4. Elizabeth Marker
The First Presbyterian Parish House seen in the background is the original site of Princeton University.
 
 
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