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Isaac Inslee Estates

 
 
Isaac Inslee Estates Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 20, 2018
1. Isaac Inslee Estates Marker
Inscription.  
The Inslee family came to Massachusetts from Scotland and later settled in New Jersey in the late 17th century. Among the earliest Woodbridge families, they made many contributions to their country and town. George Inslee was a veteran of the American Revolution. William Inslee, born in Woodbridge, was a member of the Whig party and later became a leading figure in the Republican party.

His son, Isaac, holds a significant place in Woodbridge History. Isaac Inslee was born February 6, 1835, in Rahway and was raised and educated in Woodbridge. He served in the Civil War with the New Jersey Volunteers, 28th Regiment-Company F. Inslee saw action at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville and was promoted to Captain for his command on the front and heroic actions at Fredericksburg, where he led his regiment through heavy enemy fire after their Colonel was killed in action.

Captain Inslee was a prominent Republican Freeholder and was the Woodbridge Township Supervisor of Roads. His homes still stand in Woodbridge proper. The first, built c. 1850, stands at the corner of Albert Street and Amboy Avenue. The second, c. 1890, is at
Isaac Inslee Estates Marker site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 20, 2018
2. Isaac Inslee Estates Marker site
The marker is on the near side of Clayton Court.
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the corner of Barton Avenue and Freeman Street.

More information visit www.wthpc.org
Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission
Mayor John E. McCormac Woodbridge Township 2013
 
Erected 2013 by Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 33.325′ N, 74° 17.27′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of N Park Drive and Clayton Drive, on the left when traveling west on N Park Drive. The marker is in the Marion and Norman Tanzman Recreational Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbridge NJ 07095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); Embassy Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Inman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Woman’s Club of Fords (about 400 feet away); Salamander Works (about 500 feet away); Historic Green Street (about 500 feet away); The Clay-and-Brick Industry (about 500 feet away); Hampton Cutter Mansion (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
Inset image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 20, 2018
3. Inset
The c. 1850 house.
Inset image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, October 20, 2018
4. Inset
The c. 1890 house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 25, 2022