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Perth Amboy in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kearny Cottage

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 6, 2016
1. Kearny Cottage Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1780. Home of Commodore Lawrence Kearny. His famous uncle, Captain James Lawrence, also live here as a boy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 40° 30.053′ N, 74° 16.325′ 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. Kearny Cottage: Historic Home (a few steps from this marker); Elizabeth Lawrence (a few steps from 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.
 
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By Don Morfe, April 6, 2016
2. Kearny Cottage Marker
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By Don Morfe, April 6, 2016
3. Kearny Cottage
 
 
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 150 times since then and 4 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.

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