Built about 1735 and occupied until 1774 by Anthony White whose wife was Elizabeth, daughter of Lewis Morris, and whose son was General Anthony White.
Owned and occupied from 1774 by General William Burton of the British Army.
Owned by the Commissioners of Forfeited Estates 1776-1783. Occupied in 1776 by Colonel George Janeway and in 1777 while the British occupied the city by the Enniskillen Dragoons.
Owned and occupied 1783-1798 by Colonel and Commissary General Charles Stewart and 1798-1820 by John Garnett, scientist and author.
Owned and occupied from 1821 by Colonel Joseph Warren Scott, who gave it the name Buccleuch, and later by his grandson, Anthony Dey.
Given with its land to the city of New Brunswick in 1911 by Anthony Dey in the name also of Mary Laidlie Dey, Joseph W. Dey and Richard Warick Dey.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the George Washington Slept Here series list.
Location. 40° 30.394′ N, 74°
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buccleuch Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); New Brunswick Sailors (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cuban Howitzer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Landing Lane Bridge - 1895 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Historic Community of Raritan Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Raritan Landing (approx. half a mile away); On This High Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Queen’s College (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brunswick.
Also see . . . Buccleuch Mansion New Brunswick, NJ. Daughters of the American Revolution. (Submitted on July 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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