William Franklin was the last Royal Governor of New Jersey who lived in the Proprietary House on Kearny Ave in Perth Amboy. He was a British Loyalist during the American Revolution and was arrested on the steps of Proprietary House in June 1776 by American Patriot forces for being a traitor. He was the son of Benjamin Franklin.
The dramatic re-enactment performance of the arrest of the Royal Governor will occur on Sunday June 25th at 1pm and 3:30pm at Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Ave., Perth Amboy, NJ. There will be a Revolutionary War musket demonstration. Light refreshments will be served in the Proprietary House colonial wine cellar and you can shop in the gift shop. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for Proprietary House members and students, and 12 & under $1. Buy tickets at www.proprietaryhouse.org. For more information call 732-826-5527 or email email@example.com