Union in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Governor William Livingston
Eminent lawyer, statesman, writer and poet
Governor of New Jersey from 1776 – 1790
Representative of New Jersey in the First Continental Congress 1774. Again a delegate in 1775. Commissioned Brigadier General in command of the New Jersey Militia in 1775. Delegate to the Convention which framed the National Constitution.
Staunch friend of Washington
Erected by Elizabeth Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
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 distanceLiberty 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 (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.
Also see . . .
1. William Livingston: Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. A Bicentennial Series No. 17. ERIC website PDF download (Submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Liberty Hall Museum. Kane College wensite entry (Submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on February 21, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.