1750The Belcher Ogden Mansion was the 1750s residence of Governor Jonathan Belcher (1682-1757) of New Jersey, who brought the royal colony's government to this house. Belcher also sponsored the College of New Jersey which became Princeton University and gave his library of over 400 books to that institution. Subsequent owners entertained George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and the Marquis de Lafayette here. In 1812 the resident owner, Aaron Ogden (1756-1839), was elected New Jersey Governor.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 566862 N 4501667|
|Decimal Degrees||40.66316667, -74.20900000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 39.79', W 74° 12.54'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 39' 47.40" N, 74° 12' 32.40" W|
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|Area Code(s)||908, 973|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 36-98 Catherine St, Elizabeth NJ 07201, US|
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