Property DescriptionThis 18th century residence was the home of Commodore Lawrence Kearny, sailor-diplomat, who initiated the open door policy in China during th 1840s. Open all year on Mon. and Thur. from 2 pm - 4 pm and the last Sun. of each month from 2 pm - 4 pm.
Enter Perth Amboy on Smith St. after crossing Rt 35. Make the first right onto Herbert St., then the first left onto Market St. Once you cross over the railroad tracks, make an immediate right onto Second St. continue to Lewis St. and make a left. Go several blocks to Catalpa Ave. and make a right. The Kearny Cottage is on the right as you approach Raritan Bay.