New Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New Brunswick Inn Site
which occupied this site
General Washington tarried
when in New Brunswick
On the adjoining square
upon the arrival of the express rider
the Declaration of Independence
was acclaimed by all loyal citizens
on July 9, 1776
New Brunswick was the third town
in which the document was read
The Jersey Blue Chapter
the American Revolution
Erected 1913 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 9, 1776.
Location. 40° 29.812′ N, 74° 26.559′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Street (New Jersey Route 27) and Neilson Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Route Taken by Washington (a few steps from this marker); The First Classes of Queen's College (Rutgers University) (a few steps from this marker); Christ Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Church Parish (about 400 feet away); Brigadier General Anthony Walton White grave marker (about 400 feet away); New Brunswick (about 400 feet away); Innovation (about 500 feet away); Kirkpatrick Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brunswick.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,510 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.