City Hall Park
Site of a 1680s Colonial Market
Dubbed "The Market House" this building was erected in the early 1740s to store and sell produce and imports.
The "Bill of Rights" Commemoration Arch was erected in 1989 to commemorate Perth Amboy as New Jersey's First State Capital and where the Bill of Rights was first ratified.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1989.
Location. 40° 30.398′ N, 74° 15.957′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and High Street on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perth Amboy NJ 08861, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington (here, next to this marker); The Polish Veterans of World War II, Post 40 (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (within shouting distance of this marker); Surveyor General's Office (within shouting distance of this marker); The Earl of Perth (within shouting distance
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