Woodbridge in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
November 28-29, 1776, Washington passed this way on the march to New Brunswick. April 22, 1789, on his inaugural tour to New York, he lodged at the Cross Keys Tavern at the northwest corner of Main Street and Perth Amboy Avenue.
Erected by New Jersey Commission on Historic Sites.
Location. 40° 33.354′ N, 74° 17.015′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Amboy Avenue (New Jersey Route 35), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to Denis B. Sullivan Park. Marker is in this post office area: Woodbridge NJ 07095, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adath Israel Synagogue (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross Keys Tavern (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Post Office (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Cross Keys Tavern (about 600 feet away); George Washington’s Inauguration (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Woodbridge Train Wreck of 1951 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodbridge Township (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woodbridge Police Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbridge.
Also see . . .
1. George Washington's first inauguration. National Archives and Records Administration. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Washington's Retreat Through Jersey. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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