Belcher-Ogden Mansion

1046 E. Jersey St.
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
 908-581-7555
  • Overview

    This historic mansion that dates back to the 1600s was once the residence of Royal Governor Jonathan Belcher, who lived there from 1751 to 1757. It was the site of many gatherings of prominent pioneers, including George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards. Dubbed "the cradle of Princeton University," it also served as the residence of William Peartree Smith and Governor Aaron Ogden.

  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

      • The Lobby Restaurant, Lounge & Sports Bar
        1.2 MI
        908-469-8088
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      • Crowne Plaza Newark Airport
        1.3 MI
        908-527-1600
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      • A Toute Huere
        4.6 MI
        908-267-6600
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      • Vonda's Kitchen
        4.9 MI
        973-732-4532
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      • Iberia Penninsula Restaurants
        5.3 MI
        973-344-5611
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      • Fornos of Spain
        5.3 MI
        973-589-4767
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      • 15 Fox Place
        8.7 MI
        201-333-1476
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      • The Orange Squirrel Restaurant
        8.7 MI
        973-337-6421
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    •  Lodging

      • Crowne Plaza Newark Airport
        1.3 MI
        908-527-1600
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      • Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
        1.6 MI
        908-436-4600
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      • Holiday Inn Express Newark Airport
        1.7 MI
        908-355-0500
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      • Courtyard by Marriott, Newark/Elizabeth
        1.7 MI
        908-436-9800
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      • Embassy Suites Newark Airport
        1.7 MI
        908-558-0752
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      • Residence Inn by Marriott, Newark Airport/Elizabeth
        1.7 MI
        908-352-4300
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      • Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Newark Airport
        1.7 MI
        908-282-0020
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      • Extended Stay America, Elizabeth/Newark Airport
        1.7 MI
        908-355-4300
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    •  Activities

      • The Bonnell House
        0.0 MI
        908-581-7555
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      • Boxwood Hall
        0.1 MI
        908-282-7617
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      • Ritz Theatre Performing Arts Center
        0.2 MI
        908-351-7575
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      • First Presbyterian Church
        0.3 MI
        908-354-0016
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      • The Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown
        0.3 MI
        908-289-0960
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      • Holland Park Skate Plaza
        0.4 MI
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      • 9/11 Memorial
        0.6 MI
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      • Crowne Plaza Newark Airport
        1.3 MI
        908-527-1600
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    •  Events

      • Kenilworth Street Fair with Classic Cars, Too!
        May. 19, 2024
        4.4 MI
        201-998-1144
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      • Cranford Street Fair & Craft Show
        Apr. 28 - Oct. 13, 2024
        5.0 MI
        908-654-1400
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      • The Hit Men: The Ultimate Rock Concert
        Apr. 13, 2024
        5.1 MI
        732-499-8226
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      • Skullduggery – A Magical Pirate Adventure Sensory-Friendly Show
        May. 5, 2024
        5.1 MI
        732-499-8226
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      • The Doo Wop Project
        May. 10, 2024
        5.1 MI
        732-499-8226
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      • Eddie B Teacher’s Only Comedy Tour
        May. 11, 2024
        5.1 MI
        732-499-8226
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      • Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew: REMAIN IN LIGHT
        Aug. 3, 2024
        5.1 MI
        732-499-8226
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      • Classic Film Series on 35 mm
        Apr. 18, 2024
        5.1 MI
        732-499-8226
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      •   Activities

        The Bonnell House
        0.0 MI
        908-581-7555
        View >
      •   Activities

        Boxwood Hall
        0.1 MI
        908-282-7617
        View >
      •   Activities

        Ritz Theatre Performing Arts Center
        0.2 MI
        908-351-7575
        View >
      •   Activities

        The Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown
        0.3 MI
        908-289-0960
        View >
      •   Activities

        First Presbyterian Church
        0.3 MI
        908-354-0016
        View >
      •   Activities

        Holland Park Skate Plaza
        0.4 MI
        View >
      •   Activities

        9/11 Memorial
        0.6 MI
        View >
      •   Dining

        The Lobby Restaurant, Lounge & Sports Bar
        1.2 MI
        908-469-8088
        View >
      View More +