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Rosemont in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain Daniel Bray

 
 
Captain Daniel Bray Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, December 25, 2008
1. Captain Daniel Bray Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate the valour of
Captain Daniel Bray.

Who with a few patriotic citizens braved the enemy and collected enough boats from along the river to make possible the memorable crossing of the ice-laden Delaware of General Washington and his troops on the night of December 25, 1776.
 
Erected 1931 by Gen. Mercer Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 25.712′ N, 74° 59.42′ W. Marker is in Rosemont, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker can be reached from Kingwood Stockton Road (County Route 519). Click for map. Marker is located in the cemetery next to the Bray Family burial site. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton NJ 08559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rosemont Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Rosemont Water Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rosemont (approx. 0.8 miles away); Farm of Lloyd B. Wescott (approx. 0.9 miles away); Grist Mill
Captain Daniel Bray Gravesite Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, December 25, 2008
2. Captain Daniel Bray Gravesite
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Mill Power System (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stockton (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rosemont.
 
Regarding Captain Daniel Bray. New Jersey State Highway 29 from Frenchtown to Stockton is named The Daniel Bray Highway.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
"He Brought The Boats To Washington" Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 6, 2009
3. "He Brought The Boats To Washington"
Marker along roadside pointing to the gravesite of Captain Daniel Bray
Marker along roadside Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 6, 2009
4. Marker along roadside
 
 
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