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Historical Markers in Westfield, New Jersey

 
Clickable Map of Union County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Union County, NJ (117) Essex County, NJ (152) Hudson County, NJ (99) Middlesex County, NJ (247) Morris County, NJ (391) Somerset County, NJ (162) Richmond County, NY (166)  UnionCounty(117) Union County (117)  EssexCounty(152) Essex County (152)  HudsonCounty(99) Hudson County (99)  MiddlesexCounty(247) Middlesex County (247)  MorrisCounty(391) Morris County (391)  SomersetCounty(162) Somerset County (162)  RichmondCountyNew York(166) Richmond County (166)
Elizabeth is the county seat for Union County
Westfield is in Union County
      Union County (117)  
ADJACENT TO UNION COUNTY
      Essex County (152)  
      Hudson County (99)  
      Middlesex County (247)  
      Morris County (391)  
      Somerset County (162)  
      Richmond County, New York (166)  
 
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1New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Downer Well Cap
On this corner stood the home and general store of Samuel Downer Jr. He was one of Westfield's first merchants and postmasters, and a Revolutionary War veteran. In 1980, the citizens of Westfield conducted an archeological dig, recovering many . . . Map (db m31108) HM
2New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Gallows Hill
The Westfield Bicentennial Committee Has Designated Gallows Hill As An Official Bicentennial Landmark James Morgan, an American sentry, was tried in the Presbyterian Church on East Broad Street, Westfield, for killing the popular Patriot . . . Map (db m32294) HM
3New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Meeting HouseWestfield Historical Site — 1740 - 1804 —
Site of the first permanent frame house of worship, facing the Church Green, known as the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, organized 1728. Erected circa 1740, it was enlarged in 1758 and a bell added. British troops occupied and damaged the . . . Map (db m32319) HM
4New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Men of Westfield1775       1783
In honor of the men of Westfield buried here who fought in the War of the American Revolution that they and their descendants might enjoy the blessings of a government by the peopleMap (db m32297) HM
5New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Presbyterian Church in Westfield
Near this site stood the first permanent house of worship in Westfield, organized in 1728, built in 1735, known as the Presbyterian Church in Westfield. The bell played an active part in the Revolution, being rung to warn the Patriots of the . . . Map (db m31117) HM
6New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Revolutionary Cemetery
The Westfield Bicentennial Committee Has Designated The Revolutionary Cemetery As An Official Bicentennial Landmark 5 of Westfield’s early citizens buried here (1730 – 1958) including approximately 70 Revolutionary soldiers, 3 War of 1812 . . . Map (db m32315) HM
7New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Revolutionary War Soldiers
< Upper Marker: > In memory of the Revolutionary War Soldiers at rest in this cemetery                                        Died Acken, Joseph…………1804 Baker, Daniel………….1814 Baker, Henry…………..1780 Baker, Jonathan………..1844 . . . Map (db m32338) HM
8New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — Westfield
Settled in 1720 as the West Fields of Elizabethtown. Village grew along Old York Road and later as a stop on the Central Railroad of New Jersey. Major skirmishes in area during the American Revolution. Township 1794, Town 1903.Map (db m89495) HM
9New Jersey (Union County), Westfield — 36 — Westfield ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Congregation organized in 1727. Second church was site of trial of Parson Caldwell’s killer. Present church dedicated in 1862.Map (db m122274) HM
 
 
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Jul. 1, 2022