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Elizabeth, New Jersey-
"Originally settled in 1609, Elizabeth was purchased from the Delaware Indians in 1664. It was the scene of several clashes during the American Revolution.
Elizabeth is New Jersey's first permanent European settlement, its oldest English-speaking settlement and its first colonial capital from the mid 1660's to 1686.
Princeton University, known then as the College of New Jersey, was founded in Elizabeth in 1746.
The city of Elizabeth is named after Elizabeth de Carteret, New Jersey's first First Lady. The seat of Union County, Elizabeth is one of the largest container seaports in the world and home to manufacturers of sewing machines, foundry products, textiles, office supplies, chemicals and the world's largest producer of liquid and frozen egg products." I W Realtors
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