“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Buccleuch Mansion

Buccleuch Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
1. Buccleuch Mansion Marker
Inscription. Buccleuch Mansion was built circa 1735-1739 by Anthony White for his bride Elizabeth, daughter of New Jersey Royal Governor Lewis Morris. Their son, Anthony Walton White, who was born and raised here, was an aide-de-camp to George Washington and an army officer. The Mansion was occupied by British officers and the Enniskillen Guards of Ireland (now Northern Ireland) during the Revolutionary War and still shows saber and musket marks on its floors and banisters. Many dignitaries visited the Manson including General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette. Bought in 1821 by Colonel Joseph Warren Scott, it was home to his extended family for the next 90 years. He renamed the estate, Buccleuch in honor of his Scottish lineage. The Mansion and surrounding park lands were given by the last owner, Anthony Dey, in 1911, to the City of New Brunswick to honor his grandfather, Colonel Scott. The Jersey Blue Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has been its caretaker since 1914. It is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places where it is referenced as the White House Farm.

This Historic Marker is a gift to the people of New Brunswick from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 2010.
Location. 40° 30.361′ N, 74° 27.436′ 

Buccleuch Mansion-Back image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
2. Buccleuch Mansion-Back
W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on George Street. Click for map. The marker is located in the back of the Mansion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 George Street, New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buccleuch (within shouting distance of this marker); New Brunswick Sailors (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cuban Howitzer (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1895 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Raritan Landing (approx. half a mile away); On This High Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Queen’s College (approx. ¾ mile away); Men of Rutgers College (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New Brunswick.
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
Buccleuch Mansion-Front image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
3. Buccleuch Mansion-Front
Buccleuch Mansion-Gardens image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2016
4. Buccleuch Mansion-Gardens
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 108 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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