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Perth Amboy in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Kearny Cottage

Built approximately 1784

 
 
Kearny Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 6, 2016
1. Kearny Cottage Marker
Inscription.
Lifelong home of Commodore Lawrence
Kearny, the sailor diplomat
responsible for initiating relations
between the United States and China

Always known as “The Cottage”.
Listed on the National Register
of Historic Places


 
Location. 40° 30.042′ N, 74° 16.328′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Catalpa Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 Catalpa Avenue, Perth Amboy NJ 08861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Lawrence (here, next to this marker); Kearny Cottage: Historic Home (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Kearny Cottage (a few steps from this marker); The Bluff: Witness to History (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Water Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ambo Point (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor’s House (approx. ¼ mile away); Proprietary House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perth Amboy.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Kearny Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 6, 2016
2. Kearny Cottage Marker
Kearny Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 6, 2016
3. Kearny Cottage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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