Scotch Plains in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Stage House Inn
Center section built, 1737, became an inn during stage coach days. Enlarged in early 19th century for summer boarders.
“Stage House & Liberty Pole”
Col. Recompense Stanberry, Innkeeper during the Revolution raised a troop of Jersey Blues at Liberty Pole which stood in front of Inn, many years a stop for Swift Sure Stage Line.
Erected by State of New Jersey.
Location. 40° 39.023′ N, 74° 23.932′ W. Marker is in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Front Street (County Route 620) near Park Avenue (County Route 655), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 366 Park Ave, Scotch Plains NJ 07076, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cannon Ball House (a few steps from this marker); Swift Sure Stage Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots and Soldiers of the American Revolution (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baptist Parsonage (about 800 feet away); Caesar “Osborn House” (approx. half a mile away); “Dolbier House” (approx. 1.9 miles away); Westfield (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotch Plains.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Military • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,424 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on May 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.