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Franklin’s Royal Governor’s Mansion: A Christmas Tour

20141221__005_1489 nnnBy: Guy Hogan

PERTH AMBOY – Benjamin Franklin enriched the Christmas Tours, of The Royal Mansion, on Sunday, 12/21/14. The Mansion, was decorated by the Royal Garden Club of Perth Amboy to the enjoyment to all that came. Located at 149 Kearny Ave, Perth Amboy N.J.

Franklin’s Royal Governor’s Mansion  is the last Royal Governor’s Mansion left in our country from the original 13 Colonies. William Franklin, the Royal Governor of New Jersey and son to Benjamin Franklin, resided at the mansion. Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, British General Cornwallis & British Commander Howe, among other notables of the Revolutionary War, all spent time inside the Mansion.

If you have interest in receiving a tour or would like to have your next special event at the Mansion, contact us @theproprietaryhouse.org. If you would like to be personally involved with The Royal Mansion, we are now accepting new memberships. We are also seeking Private & Corporate Donors interested in preserving American history for our future generations. The Royal Mansion is owned by The New Jersey State Parks. Photo: Benjamin Franklin Reenactor Barry Stevens with Prop House Members

*Photo by Matthew Telliho

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