The town served as the first capital of New Jersey. the City of Elizabeth was created by an act of the New Jersey Legislature, combining. THE FOUNDING OF ELIZABETHTOWN In a band of English immigrants established the city of Elizabethtown, the oldest English establishment in this. Aug 1, Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year: please help the Internet Archive today. The average donation is $ If everyone chips.
Title: History of Elizabeth, New Jersey; including the early history of Union county. Contributor Names: Hatfield, Edwin Francis, [from old catalog]. It was formed in under the name Elizabethtown, and it was the first British settlement in what would become the colony and then the state of New Jersey. Original data: Hatfield, Edwin F.. History of Elizabeth, New Jersey: including the early history of Union County. New York: Carlton & Lanahan,
Elizabeth, city, seat () of Union county, northeastern New Jersey, U.S. It lies on Newark Bay and Arthur Kill (channel; connected by the Goethals Bridge to. To many, Elizabeth, New Jersey is a pleasant, quiet town of about , between the Passaic and Raritan Rivers, just across the Arthur Kill from Staten Island. Elizabeth, NJ was founded in and is one of America's most historic cities. It has been host to many famed American figures such as George Washington. Elizabeth (N.J.) > History. Physical Description: p. front., pl., port., fold. map. 23 cm. Locate a Print Version: Find in a library service is not available from this.