Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This tablet is to commemorate the sacrifice, privation and fortitude of the pioneers who laid the foundation of the industrial, artistic, educational and religious life of Newark, and who entered into a covenant to that end.
Signers of the Covenant
From Milford, Guilford and New Haven
Robert Treat Thomas Johnson Obadiah Bruen John Curtis Matthew Campfield Ephraim Burwell Samuel Kitchell Robert R.. Denison X his mark Jeremiah Peck Nathaniel Wheeler Micah Tompkins Zachariah Burwell Stephen Freeman William Camp Henry Lyon Hauns Albers John Browne Thomas Morris John Rogers Hugh Roberts Stephen Davis Ephm Pennington Edward Rigs Martin Tichenor Robert Kitchell John Browne, Jr. J. B. Brook X his mark Jona Seargeant Robert V. Lymens X his mark Azariah Crane Francis Linle X his mark Samuel Lyon Daniel Tichenor Joseph Walters John Bauldwin Sr. Robert Dalglesh John Bauldwin Jr. Joseph Riggs Jona Tompkins Stephen Bond George Day
Placed by the pupils of the Newark Public Schools under the auspices of the Schoolmens Club,
Newark Day November 5, 1928.
Erected 1928 by Pupils of the Newark Public Schools.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1926.
Location. 40° 44.063′ N, 74° 10.347′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Branford Place, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Marker is located on the front of the First Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 820 Broad Street, Newark NJ 07104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Settlers of Newark (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Old First (a few steps from this marker); This Liberty PoleNewark Female Charitable Society (approx. Ό mile away); Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette (approx. Ό mile away); First School Safety Patrol in America (approx. Ό mile away); Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
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