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Colts Neck in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead

 
 
Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
1. Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker
Inscription. Site of the home of Revolutionary Hero Captain Joshua Huddy and his wife, the Widow Hart. In 1780, a party of Tories set fire to the home.
 
Location. 40° 17.267′ N, 74° 10.55′ W. Marker is in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Heyers Mill Road and County Road 537, on the left on Heyers Mill Road. Click for map. You can park in the parking lot of the Colts Neck Inn to see it. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 County Road 537 W, Colts Neck NJ 07722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colts Neck Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Michael Field (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colts Neck War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Capt. Joshua Huddy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Montrose School House (c. 1812) (approx. 2.5 miles away); Geraldine Morgan Thompson (1872-1967) (approx. 3.6 miles away); Old St. Gabrielís Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Old Brick Reformed Church (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colts Neck.
 
Regarding Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead. Captain Joshua Huddy (1735 – 1782), was the commander of a New Jersey Patriot militia unit and a privateer ship during
Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
2. Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker
the American Revolutionary War. He was captured by Loyalist forces twice, escaped once, and was hung by them after his second capture. Huddy is known as “the hero martyr of old Monmouth.”

He was hanged in the New Jersey Highlands on March 24, 1782.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
3. Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker
Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
4. Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker
View from parking lot of the Colts Neck Inn.
Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By R. C.
5. Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead Marker
View from the Colts Neck Inn across the street from the site.
 
 
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