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Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seth Boyden

 
 
Seth Boyden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
1. Seth Boyden Marker
Inscription. Site of the shop of Seth Boyden, versatile inventor. Among his inventions were patent leather in 1818 and later malleable iron.
 
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 44.615′ N, 74° 10.191′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Broad Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Washington 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. Christopher Columbus (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Seth Boyden (within shouting distance of this marker); Line of March of Washington’s Army (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Academy in Newark (about 400 feet away); Donald T. Dust Home (about 600 feet away); Perfect Vehicles 1988-90 (about 700 feet away); The 19th Century Italianate Town House (about 700 feet away); Newark & Washington Park in the 19th Century (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Also see . . .
1. Seth Boyden Statue. (Submitted on April 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Discovery of the Boyden Daguerreotype and Camera
Marker in Newark's Washington Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
2. Marker in Newark's Washington Park
Washington Park is home to a number of markers and monuments.
. (Submitted on April 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Seth Boyden image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
3. Seth Boyden
A statue of Seth Boyden stands in the middle of Washington Park, a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,284 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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