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Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette

 
 
Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette Marker
Inscription.
On this site stood the residence of
Elisha Boudinot
one of Newark’s most distinguished citizens,
Eminent jurist,
Member of Newark’s Committee of Correspondence,
Patriot and
personal friend of Washington.

Here on September 23, 1824
General Lafayette
was entertained on his first visit to Newark.

On the one hundredth anniversary of this event
this tablet was erected by the Newark Chapter,
New Jersey Society,
Sons of the American Revolution.

 
Erected 1924 by Newark Chapter, New Jersey Society - Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 44.251′ N, 74° 10.226′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Raymond Blvd. and Park Place, on the right when traveling west on Raymond Blvd.. Click for map. Marker is located near the south end of Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First School Safety Patrol in America (here, next to this marker); This Liberty Pole
Marker in Newark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
2. Marker in Newark
Military Park can be seen in this photo behind the marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); “Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us” (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Archie Callahan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wars of America (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Plane Tree (about 700 feet away); Philip Kearny (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
3. General the Marquis de Lafayette
This portrait of Lafayette by an unknown American Artist hangs in the Museum of the Historical Society of Maryland in Baltimore.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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