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Woodbridge in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Woodbridge Township

 
 
Woodbridge Township - Chartered 1669 image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Woodbridge Township - Chartered 1669
Inscription. The first settlers arrived here in the mid-1600s after the land was purchased from the Lenni Lenape People. The township was chartered June 1, 1669 by King Charles II of England. Composed of ten separate towns, it remains the oldest continuing township in the State of N.J.
 
Erected by Township of Woodbridge, New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 33.309′ N, 74° 16.585′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Eleanor Place, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in front of the Woodbridge Township Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbridge NJ 07095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodbridge Police Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); NJ POW Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodbridge War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Woodbridge Train Wreck of 1951 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington’s Inauguration
View of marker in front of Township Hall image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. View of marker in front of Township Hall
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Cross Keys Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woodbridge (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 934 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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