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

New Brunswick Inn Site

 
 
New Brunswick Inn Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
1. New Brunswick Inn Site Marker
Inscription.
Under the rooftree of the Inn
which occupied this site
General Washington tarried
when in New Brunswick
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On the adjoining square
upon the arrival of the express rider
the Declaration of Independence
was acclaimed by all loyal citizens
on July 9, 1776
New Brunswick was the third town
in which the document was read

Erected by
The Jersey Blue Chapter
Daughters of
the American Revolution
1913

 
Erected 1913 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 40° 29.812′ N, 74° 26.559′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Street (New Jersey Route 27) and Neilson Street, on the left when traveling west on Albany Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Route Taken by Washington (a few steps from this marker); Christ Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Church Parish
Cochrane's Tavern Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
2. Cochrane's Tavern Site
Gen. Washington used Cochrane's Tavern during the retreat across New Jersey in November 1776. Gen. Charles Lee was held here during his courtmartial for his actions at the Battle of Monmouth in 1778.
(about 400 feet away); Brigadier General Anthony Walton White grave marker (about 400 feet away); New Brunswick (about 400 feet away); Queen’s Campus (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Brunswick Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kirkpatrick Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Brunswick.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Albany Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
3. Marker on Albany Street
Washington wrote a number of letters to Congress from this Inn during his stay in 1776.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,039 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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