Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology (HM45R)

Location: Hoboken, NJ 07030 Hudson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.611', W 74° 1.547'

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This land was a part of the Island of Hoboken which was deeded on Feb. 15, 1663 by Peter Stuyvesant, Governor of Nieuw Amsterdam, for the benefit of his sister Anna, Widow of Samuel Bayard of Amsterdam.

In 1784, these 564 acres belonging to William Bayard, her great, great grandson, were declared forfeit because he had "joined the Army of the King of Great Britian," they were bought at public auction for ?18,360 by Colonel John Stevens "Treasurer on Horseback" of the State of New Jersey during the War of the Revolution.

In 1863, his son Edwin Augustus who had married Marthy Bayard Dod of Princeton, a descendant in the seventh generation of Anna Stuyvesant Bayard, left this land and an endowment for a "School of Learning" which was established in the year 1870 as The Stevens Institute of Technology.
HM NumberHM45R
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 4:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 582250 N 4510742
Decimal Degrees40.74351667, -74.02578333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.611', W 74° 1.547'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 36.66" N, 74° 1' 32.82" W
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Area Code(s)201, 732
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 140 Wittpenn Walk, Hoboken NJ 07030, US
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