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

Perth Amboy Totenville Ferry Slip

 
 
Perth Amboy Totenville Ferry Slip Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 24, 2005
1. Perth Amboy Totenville Ferry Slip Marker
"Tottenville" misspelled.
Inscription.
The site of ferry service to Staten Island from colonial times to 1963
Restored to the 1904 period in 1998
Joseph Vas, Mayor
City Council
Peter J. Jimenez, president
Joseph Misewicz Robert J. Sgromolo Frank M. Sinatra David A. Szalagyi Elaine M. Kisul, City Clerk Donald H. Perlee, Business Administrator Michael W. Keller, Director – Economic and Community Development Melvin Ramos, UEZ Administrator Barbara Booz, President W.A.T.E.R. Kames R. Guerra, P.A. Architect Li/Saltzman Architects Circle A Construction Co., Contractor
In appreciation to U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg who made the restoration possible and the National Park Service for their guidance.
Special recognition to the Waterfront Association to Effect Restoration (W.A.T.E.R) responsible for placing the ferry slip on the State and National Register of Historic Places which led to its preservation and restoration

 
Location. 40° 30.417′ N, 74° 15.717′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Front Street and Smith Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Front St, Perth Amboy NJ 08861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Perth Amboy Tottenville Ferry Slip image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 24, 2005
2. Perth Amboy Tottenville Ferry Slip
The marker in in the arch beneath the life ring. "Tottenville" spelled correctly on the building.
distance of this marker. City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Record Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Surveyor General's Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Earl of Perth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perth Amboy City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Market Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Polish Veterans of World War II, Post 40 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perth Amboy.
 
Regarding Perth Amboy Totenville Ferry Slip. Somehow, they misspelled "Tottenville" on the plaque.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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