Perth Amboy in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas Mundy Peterson
first negro voter in the United States
under the fifteenth amendment
at an election held in Perth Amboy
March 31, 1870.
A devoted churchman and good citizen.
Member of a committee to revise the city charter.
the Abraham Lincoln gold medallion.
the citizens of Perth Amboy
Oct. 6, 1824
Feb. 4, 1904
Also his wife
Oct. 2, 1820
Nov. 23, 1891
Location. 40° 30.209′ N, 74° 15.897′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker can be reached from Rector Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in the cemetery at St. Peterís Episcopal Church. 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. Oldest Parish in the State (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peterís Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery (about 300 feet away); The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle Forged 1883 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bill of Rights Arch Perth Amboy City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Perth Amboy.
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
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