American troops withdrew west along Elmwood and Morris Avenues toward the Rahway River Bridge at the Springfield border on June 7, 1780 after heavy fighting at the First Presbyterian Church. — — Map (db m6949) HM
In honor of the American soldiers who lost their lives in defense of our newly formed nation at the Battle of Connecticut Farms 7 June 1780 We dedicate this flagpole to all American Servicemen and Women who served their country during the last . . . — — Map (db m6928) HM
Site of Parsonage used by James Caldwell family. Burned by British in 1780. Mrs. Caldwell was killed by a British soldier.
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Reverend James Caldwell and his wife Hannah moved to this site after his church in . . . — — Map (db m6929) HM
Colonel John Kean built the present carriage house around 1882. The building is an example of utilitarian Victorian architecture with its distinctive roof shapes, slate roofing, and brick arches over the windows, doors and tower. The stable was the . . . — — Map (db m66609) HM
Dedicated in memory of the courage and determination of Christpoher Columbus. He followed his dream, and discovered America. Erected by the Columbia Italian-American Club of Union October 13, 2000 — — Map (db m40006) HM
American Colonel Elias Dayton ordered a 4 pound cannon to fire east on Morris Ave. at the advancing enemy. The British were driven back and retreated during the evening of June 7, 1780. — — Map (db m6950) HM
Here stood the Presbyterian Church and here was fought the battle, June 7, 1780, between American forces under General Maxwell and Colonel Dayton and the British army on its advance to Springfield. The church and village were burned by the British . . . — — Map (db m6921) HM
The First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms was built in 1730 and burned to the ground on June 7, 1780 by the British and Hessian army. Reverend James Caldwell was minister. — — Map (db m6935) HM
Lt. General Wilhelm von Knyphausen ordered a second British column to march on Vaux Hall Road in order to out flank American troops fighting on the hill above the First Presbyterian Church. — — Map (db m36181) HM
On June 23, 1780 British General Sir Henry Clinton marched through Elizabeth and Connecticut Farms (now Union Township) with 5000 British and Hessian troops and was stopped at Springfield and Millburn. — — Map (db m36147) HM
Residence of Governor William Livingston Eminent lawyer, statesman, writer and poet Governor of New Jersey from 1776 – 1790 Representative of New Jersey in the First Continental Congress 1774. Again a delegate in 1775. Commissioned . . . — — Map (db m32307) HM
Liberty Hall has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States U.S. . . . — — Map (db m66601) HM
Built in 1772 in the Georgian style by William Livingston (New Jersey’s first elected Governor, 1776-1790). The house assumed its current Victorian Italianate appearance in the late 19th century, when it was enlarged by Colonel John Kean to meet the . . . — — Map (db m66628) HM
Buried in this mass grave are British and Hessian troops killed at the Battle of Connecticut Farms 7 June 1780 These soldiers lost their lives in defense of the British Crown and in support of the Loyalist cause during the Revolutionary War. . . . — — Map (db m32311) HM
Memorialized By Bayanihan Club of Union “Lest We Forget” December 7, 1941 To honor our service men and women who sacrificed so much “The Day Of Infamy” when 360 Japanese planes descended on Americans at Pearl Harbor killing . . . — — Map (db m36421) HM
In honor of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Connecticut Farms (Union) New Jersey John Allen • Daniel Baker Sr. • Daniel Baker Jr. • Elijah Baker • Moses Baker • Ethan Baldwin • John N. Baldwin • Lewis Baldwin • Thomas Baldwin • Timothy Ball • . . . — — Map (db m40635) HM
Manufactured By The Frick Engine Works in 1920 This tractor was typical of the kind used here at Liberty Hall to cultivate the fields and plant various crops. Eventually it was replaced by a more “modern” gasoline driven engine. The . . . — — Map (db m66610) HM
The Serpentine Path is based on the Serpentine, a lake in Hyde Park, London. It was built by Lord Bolingbroke, an English Viscount, who occupied Liberty Hall with his family from 1798 to 1807. — — Map (db m66633) HM
Who commanded the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry at the Battle of Springfield 23rd June, 1780.
Headquarters, Rampaugh. 28th June, 1780.
---- The gallant behaviour of Col. Angell’s regiment on the 23rd inst., at Springfield, reflects . . . — — Map (db m6942) HM
Built around 1900, the wagon shed was used to store farm equipment used on Ursino Farm. In addition to farm equipment, the wagon shed houses an Otto manufactured gas engine. This engine powered a circular saw that cut fire wood for the many . . . — — Map (db m66606) HM