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

Old Borough Court House

 
 
Old Borough Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. Old Borough Court House Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Old Borough
Court House
Built Prior to
the Revolution.
Burned by the British 1780.

 
Location. 40° 39.737′ N, 74° 12.914′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (New Jersey Route 623) and Rahway Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ 07201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Colonial Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriotic Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); First Site of Princeton University (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Academy (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 EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Old Borough Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
2. Old Borough Court House Marker
Marker in Elizabeth image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
3. Marker in Elizabeth
The Old Borough Court House was burned by the British along with the adjacent Presbyterian Church on June 7, 1780 during their retreat after the Battle of Springfield.
Old Borough Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
4. Old Borough Court House Marker
The Superior Court of New Jersey building can be seen behind the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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