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

Abraham Clark

 
 
Abraham Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
1. Abraham Clark Marker
Inscription. Grave site of Abraham Clark, Colonial Legislator, signer of Declaration of Independence, and long a member of Congress.
 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 40° 37.007′ N, 74° 17.087′ W. Marker is in Rahway, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on St Georges Avenue (County Route 27), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in Rahway Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Rahway NJ 07065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capt. Thomas Clark (a few steps from this marker); Terrill Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Merchants and Drovers Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Rahway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington Tulip Poplar (about 400 feet away); Spanktown (approx. ¼ mile away); Horsehead Copper (approx. ¼ mile away); In Remembrance of Abraham Clark (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rahway.
 
Also see . . .
1. Abraham Clark. Signers of the Declaration
Marker in Rahway Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
2. Marker in Rahway Cemetery
of Independence. (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Abraham Clark. (Submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Grave of Abraham & Sarah Clark image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
3. Grave of Abraham & Sarah Clark
Abraham Clark and his wife, Sarah, are buried in Rahway Cemetery.
Abraham Clark Obelisk image. Click for full size.
4. Abraham Clark Obelisk
Undated photo from the Rahway Library. The monument was dedicated on July 4, 1848.
Veterans in Rahway Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 18, 2008
5. Veterans in Rahway Cemetery
Abraham Clark is buried among a great many Revolutionary War veterans.
 
 
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