Don’t miss this important piece of New Jersey history during the American Revolution.
The Greenwich Tea Burning in 1774 (NJ Historical Society)
The Greenwich Tea Burning Monument
Ye Greate Street and Market Lane
Greenwich, NJ 08323
Open: 24 Hours/Outdoor Monument
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The Greenwich Tea Burning Monument in Greenwich, NJ
I am a firm believer in that you learn something new everyday and on a recent trip to visit historical sites of Southern New Jersey I came across this one in a guide book. I never even knew this monument existed let alone that we had our own version of the Boston Tea Party right here in New Jersey. It really showed me the significance of the Revolutionary War and how people from the past fought for the freedoms that we have today.
On the night of December 22nd, 1774 forty people from the community took possession of tea chests and piling them together burnt them in protest of the Tea Tax that had been imposed…
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