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

“Osborn House”

Circa 1770

 
 
“Osborn House” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
1. “Osborn House” Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1770. Home of Mary
Darby and Revolutionary patriot
John B. Osborn who “Bearded the
British lion under Washington.”
 
Location. 40° 39.306′ N, 74° 23.426′ W. Marker is in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Westfield Avenue and Westfield Road, on the right when traveling south on Westfield Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2117 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains NJ 07076, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swift Sure Stage Line (approx. half a mile away); Patriots and Soldiers of the American Revolution (approx. half a mile away); Stage House Inn (approx. half a mile away); Caesar (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baptist Parsonage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cannon Ball House (approx. 0.6 miles away); “Dolbier House” (approx. 2 miles away); Westfield (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scotch Plains.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
“Osborn House” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
2. “Osborn House” Marker
Marker in Scotch Plains image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
3. Marker in Scotch Plains
Osborn House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
4. Osborn House
Grave of John B. Osborne image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
5. Grave of John B. Osborne
John B. Osborne, who lived here, is buried about ½ mile away in the Baptist Church cemetery.

John B. Osborne
New Jersey
Sgt. Essex Co Mil
Rev War
June 6, 1754       Nov 30, 1848
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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