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Historic Houses

The Bradford Mansion
The home of the last of the Washington circle - the widow of Attorney-General William Bradford


The Van Veghten House
The scene of General Washington's "pretty little frisk"

The Hankinson Mansion
Where General Clinton and his officers passed the night before the Battle of Monmouth

Cincinnati Hall
Where the noted Dr. Thomas Henderson entertained the old Freehold neighborhood.

Mount Pleasant Hall
Where James Madison wooed in vain the sister of Philip Freneau, the Poet of the Revolution

The Creighton House
Where Dolly Payne prepared for her entrance into the great world

Astor Villa
Where John Jacob Astor the first entertained the literati of the Country

Castle Point
Where Colonel John Stevens planned “Hobuck, the Beautiful,” the pleasure resort of early New York

Jersey City

The Burrowes Mansion
Where the Burrowes Revolutionary tragedy occurred


Mt. Holly
The Girard House
Where Stephen Girard, Philadelphia's philanthropist, sold buns and sweetmeats during the Revolution


Perth Amboy

Where the first President of the United States and nearly all of his successors have dined

Rocky Hill
Rocky Hill House
Where General Washington wrote his farewell address to the army

The Wallace House
Where the "Father Of His Country" and the "Circle Of Brilliants" celebrated the first anniversary of the French alliance

The Stirling Manor
Where the daughter of an American peer wedded the matrimonial prize of New York


Where “The Great Little Dickens” was feasted by James Gore King

Bow Hill, Trenton, In 1875

Jersey City History
Your Ancestors' Story
Asbury Park
Bruce Springsteen's Jersey Shore Rock Haven!

The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and The Central Railroad Terminal
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