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Elizabeth in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Property of John Ogden   1680

 
 
Property of John Ogden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. Property of John Ogden Marker
Inscription.
Home of Royal Governor
Jonathan Belcher 1751 – 1757

Wedding of Catherine Peartree Smith
to Elisha Boudinot held here 1778.
Attended by Lafayette and
Alexander Hamilton. Home of Governor Aaron Ogden, descendant
of original settler 1812.

 
Location. 40° 39.791′ N, 74° 12.547′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on E Jersey Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the front of the Belcher-Ogden Mansion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1046 E Jersey Street, Elizabeth NJ 07201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Belcher-Ogden Mansion (a few steps from this marker); The Nathaniel Bonnell House 1682 (within shouting distance of this marker); Boxwood Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Winfield Scott (about 600 feet away); Seven Astronauts (about 600 feet away); Washington’s Inaugural Bicentennial (about 700 feet away); Colonial Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth.
 
Also see . . .  Belcher-Ogden Mansion. (Submitted on March 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on E Jersey Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
2. Marker on E Jersey Street

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
3. National Register of Historic Places Marker
The Belcher-Ogden Mansion, built circa 1680, is listed on the New Jersey State and National Historical Registers.
Belcher-Ogden Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
4. Belcher-Ogden Mansion
General George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, the Marquis de Lafayette and Elisha Boudinot are among the notable people to visit this house.
 
 
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 640 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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