Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Elisha Boudinot and General Lafayette
one of Newark’s most distinguished citizens,
Member of Newark’s Committee of Correspondence,
personal friend of Washington.
Here on September 23, 1824
was entertained on his first visit to Newark.
On the one hundredth anniversary of this event
this tablet was erected by the Newark Chapter,
New Jersey Society,
Sons of the American Revolution.
Erected 1924 by Newark Chapter, New Jersey Society - Sons of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 44.251′ N, 74° 10.226′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Raymond Blvd. and Park Place, on the right when traveling west on Raymond Blvd.. Touch for map. Marker is located near the south end of Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First School Safety Patrol in America (here, next to this marker); This Liberty Pole “Hitherto Hath The Lord Helped Us” (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fitzgerald Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Archie Callahan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wars of America (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Plane Tree (about 700 feet away); Philip Kearny (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 567 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.