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

“Osborn House”

Circa 1770

 
 
“Osborn House” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
1. “Osborn House” Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1770. Home of Mary
Darby and Revolutionary patriot
John B. Osborn who “Bearded the
British lion under Washington.”
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1770.
 
Location. 40° 39.306′ N, 74° 23.426′ W. Marker is in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Westfield Avenue and Westfield Road, on the right when traveling south on Westfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2117 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains NJ 07076, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swift Sure Stage Line (approx. half a mile away); Patriots and Soldiers of the American Revolution (approx. half a mile away); Stage House Inn (approx. half a mile away); Caesar (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baptist Parsonage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cannon Ball House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Copper Mine (approx. 1.8 miles away); Deserted Village of Feltville / Glenside Park (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotch Plains.
 
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“Osborn House” Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
2. “Osborn House” Marker
Marker in Scotch Plains image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
3. Marker in Scotch Plains
Osborn House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
4. Osborn House
Grave of John B. Osborne image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 20, 2013
5. Grave of John B. Osborne
John B. Osborne, who lived here, is buried about ½ mile away in the Baptist Church cemetery.

John B. Osborne
New Jersey
Sgt. Essex Co Mil
Rev War
June 6, 1754       Nov 30, 1848
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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