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Matawan in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Hawkins House

1697

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 5, 2016
1. The Hawkins House Marker
Inscription.  The oldest house in Matawan, stands on lot no. 8 of original grant made by the proprietors of East New Jersey to Thomas Warne. Operated as a tavern during the Revolution by Major Thomas Hunn, a rendezvous of Philip Freneau and other patriots
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1697.
 
Location. 40° 23.887′ N, 74° 14.082′ W. Marker is in Matawan, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Mill Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matawan NJ 07747, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Philip Morin Freneau (approx. half a mile away); Poet’s Grave (approx. half a mile away); Signal Hill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 3.2 miles away); Civil War · Spanish War · World War Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old St. Gabriel’s Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Radio Astronomy (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matawan.
 
The Hawkins House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 5, 2016
2. The Hawkins House Marker
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By Don Morfe, April 5, 2016
3. The Hawkins House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 278 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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