Built approximately 1784
Lifelong home of Commodore Lawrence Kearny, the sailor diplomat responsible for initiating relations between the United States and China.
Always known as "The Cottage'. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace.
Location. 40° 30.042′ N, 74° 16.328′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Catalpa Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 Catalpa Avenue, 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. Elizabeth Lawrence (here, next to this marker); Kearny Cottage: Historic Home (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Kearny Cottage (a few steps from this marker); The Bluff: Witness to History (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Water Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ambo Point (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor’s House (approx. ¼ mile away); Proprietary House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perth Amboy.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.