Proprietary House and its collection

Proprietary House

Proprietary House in Perth Amboy , New Jersey , United States , is the only proprietary governor 's mansion of the original Thirteen Colonies still standing. Overseen by architect and builder John Edward Pryor, construction began in 1762 and was completed in 1764. The Georgian style "mansion" was first occupied by Chief Justice Frederick Smyth by rent and approval of "The Proprietors" on April 10, 1766, to 1773. In May 1773, the mansion was repaired and fitted to be the residence of the royal governor of New Jersey, and leased by the proprietors as such.

ENRoyal Governor's Mansion

Proprietary House
Kearny Avenue 149
NJ 08861 Perth Amboy
New Jersey

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
13:00 – 15:00


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Kearny Avenue 149, Perth Amboy

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