Boxwood Hall

Boxwood Hall (HMRA1)

Location: Elizabeth, NJ 07201 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 39.823', W 74° 12.602'

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Samuel Woodruff, Elizabethtown mayor, built Boxwood Hall about 1750. From 1772 to 1795 it was the home of Elias Boudinot (1740-1821), who served his as president of the Continental Congress after the colonies signed a peace treaty with England, ending the Revolutionary War. In 1789 George Washington took lunch here on his way to Manhattan to be sworn in as the United States' first president. Jonathan Dayton (1760-1824), a signer of the Constitution and later U.S. Senator from New Jersey lived here from 1795 to 1824.
HM NumberHMRA1
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 566774 N 4501727
Decimal Degrees40.66371667, -74.21003333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.823', W 74° 12.602'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 49.38" N, 74° 12' 36.12" W
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Area Code(s)908, 973
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1077 E Jersey St, Elizabeth NJ 07201, US
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