Tread the floors once used by the famous, the infamous and the should-be famous who helped build New Jersey & the United States.
Built for gracious living about 1750, Boxwood Hall was home to Elias Boudinot, President of the Continental Congress that ratified the Treaty of Paris, and Jonathan Dayton, youngest signer of the United States Constitution. Visitors have included General George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, the Marquis de Lafayette and Aaron Burr. Boxwood Hall was also home to Samuel and Elizabeth Wooodruff, Hannah Boudinot, Susan Dayton and their staffs, both free and enslaved.
Facilities for People with Disabilities
We encourage people with disabilities who require special considerations to contact the historic site / park at the phone number listed in the general information on the home page of the historic site / park. The staff will assist with arrangements. Text telephone (TT) users, please call the NJ Relay Services at (800) 852-7899.
For the Comfort and Enjoyment of All
This historic site / park is part of the NJ State Park system and your cooperation with the following will help ensure the survival of the museum collections, historic structures & features and surrounding property for the enjoyment and education of future generations!
Please contact this historic site / park with specific inquiries about any of these restrictions, as there may be some variations at this specific historic site / park.
Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization
Siloam-Hope/First Presbyterian Church
The Friends of the Boudinot-Southard-Ross Estate
Union County - Across the Centuries: A Tour of Boxwood Hall
1073 East Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2503
Entrance Fee Usually none; commercial tour companies, call for information.