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

Woodbridge Township

 
 
Woodbridge Township - Chartered 1669 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Woodbridge Township - Chartered 1669
Inscription.  The first settlers arrived here in the mid-1600s after the land was purchased from the Lenni Lenape People. The township was chartered June 1, 1669 by King Charles II of England. Composed of ten separate towns, it remains the oldest continuing township in the State of N.J.
 
Erected by Township of Woodbridge, New Jersey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1862.
 
Location. 40° 33.309′ N, 74° 16.585′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Eleanor Place, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Marker is in front of the Woodbridge Township Hall. 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. Woodbridge Police Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Woodbridge Township Municipal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodbridge Police Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); NJ POW Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodbridge War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); J J Bitting Coal and Feed Depot (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
View of marker in front of Township Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. View of marker in front of Township Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,206 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 16, 2024