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

George Coryell’s Grave

 
 
George Coryell’s grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
1. George Coryell’s grave Marker
Inscription. Revolutionary War Lieutenant, and pallbearer of George Washington is buried here, along with Sam Holcombe, one of Gen. Washington's spies.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 21.999′ N, 74° 56.709′ W. Marker is in Lambertville, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Union Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Union Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lambertville NJ 08530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshall House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lambertville Railroad (about 600 feet away); Lambertville City Hall (about 600 feet away); Mary E. Sheridan Park (about 600 feet away); Centenary Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lambertville Railroad Shops (approx. 0.3 miles away); PFC. Charles L. Danberry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Solebury National Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Lambertville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
George Coryell’s grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
2. George Coryell’s grave Marker
George Coryell’s Grave Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
3. George Coryell’s Grave
George Coryell’s Grave Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
4. George Coryell’s Grave Plaque
Here lies the body of George Coryell
Who died February 18th, 1850, aged 91 years.

The Poet has told his character,
"A wit's a feather, a chief a rod,
an honest man the noblest work of God".

A brother member with Gn. Washington of Lodge No. 22.

The last survivor of the six men who laid the father of our country in his tomb.
 
 
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