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

Surveyor General's Office

Built in 1852-1854

 
 
Surveyor General's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
1. Surveyor General's Office Marker
Inscription.
Built to house the records of the
Board of Proprietors of East New Jersey.
Kept the East Jersey Board in business
until 1998.

Completely unchanged since it opened
in 1852
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


 
Location. 40° 30.398′ N, 74° 15.934′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on High Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perth Amboy NJ 08861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Record Office (a few steps from this marker); The Earl of Perth (a few steps from this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Perth Amboy City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Polish Veterans of World War II, Post 40 (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Perth Amboy.
 
Categories. Government
 
Surveyor General's Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2015
2. Surveyor General's Office Marker
Surveyor General's Office image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
3. Surveyor General's Office
Surveyor General's Office Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
4. Surveyor General's Office Plaque
Home of the Board of Proprietors of the Eastern Division of New Jersey. The oldest active corporation in New Jersey.
Founded 1684
Placed by New Jersey State Chapter, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America 1954.
Record Office image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
5. Record Office
This building, erected in 1867, contains the record of the East Jersey Proprietors, who bought Carteret's lands in 1682.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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