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Battle of Black Point

 
 
Battle of Black Point Marker Photo, Click for full size
By R. C., February 28, 2009
1. Battle of Black Point Marker
Inscription. On June 10, 1779, a British raiding party under Lieutenant James Moody marched from Tinton Falls to Black Point.

When embarking for Sandy Hook they were attacked by a detachment of the Continental Army.

The Americans lost eleven, killed or wounded, including Captain Chadwick and Lieutenant Hendrickson. The engagement was broken off under a flag of truce, both forces returning to their own lines.
 
Erected 1957 by Rumson Improvement Association.
 
Location. 40° 22.317′ N, 73° 59.967′ W. Marker is in Rumson, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of East River Road and Black Point Road on East River Road. Click for map. The marker is in the front lawn of one of the Rumson firehouses. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 East River Road, Rumson NJ 07760, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1945 - 2005 Rumson Veterans Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Huddy’s Leap (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jumping Point Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Powerhouse (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Navesink Highlands Light Station
Battle of Black Point Marker in front of the River Road Firehouse Photo, Click for full size
By R. C., February 28, 2009
2. Battle of Black Point Marker in front of the River Road Firehouse
(approx. 1.8 miles away); Navesink Light Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); Twin Lights Mystery Cannon (approx. 1.8 miles away); Spermaceti Cove Lifeboat Station (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rumson.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
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