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

Liberty Hall

 
 
Liberty Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
1. Liberty Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1772 by William
Livingston, later a patriot
leader, governor of New
Jersey, 1776-90, Member of
Constitutional Convention.

 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 40.646′ N, 74° 13.742′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Morris Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is across from Kean University. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1003 Morris Avenue, Union NJ 07083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Liberty Hall (here, next to this marker); Connecticut Farms (within shouting distance of this marker); Horse Chestnut Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Liberty Hall (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Liberty Hall
Liberty Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
2. Liberty Hall Marker
On their way to Connecticut Farms in June 1780, British and Hessian soldiers stopped at Gov. Livingston's home at Liberty Hall.
(about 400 feet away); The Serpentine Path (about 600 feet away); Carriage House (about 600 feet away); Steam Tractor (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
Regarding Liberty Hall. British officers stormed Gov. Livingston's home in 1780, and demanded that his daughter Sally produce her father's papers. Sally managed to keep the papers containing the strength of the New Jersey militia from them.
 
Also see . . .
1. Liberty Hall Museum. (Submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The British invasion of June, 1780. (Submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Liberty Hall Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Lorraine, 2008
3. Liberty Hall Mansion
The 1882 Carriage House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
4. The 1882 Carriage House
Liberty Hall gardens image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
5. Liberty Hall gardens
These gardens are located behind Liberty Hall.
Carriage House image. Click for full size.
By Lorraine, 2008
6. Carriage House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,098 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on March 5, 2009, by Lorraine of Union, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on March 5, 2009, by Lorraine of Union, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on March 5, 2009, by Lorraine of Union, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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