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The Jacobus Vanderveer House

 
 
The Jacobus Vanderveer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
1. The Jacobus Vanderveer House Marker
Inscription. Pre-Revolutionary Dutch Farmhouse Built c. 1760. Headquarters of General Henry Knox During The 1778-1779 Winter Encampment Of The Continental Army Near Pluckemin
 
Erected 1985 by Township Committee, Township Of Bedminster.
 
Location. 40° 39.999′ N, 74° 38.679′ W. Marker is in Bedminster, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on U.S. 202/206, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedminster NJ 07921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Jacobus Vanderveer House (a few steps from this marker); Artillery Park (approx. one mile away); Bedminster War Memorials (approx. one mile away); African Burying Ground (approx. 1.2 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 1.2 miles away); Far Hills War Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 1.4 miles away); Far Hills Station (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bedminster.
 
Also see . . .  Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum. A history of the site is included at this link. (Submitted on January 9, 2010, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
The Jacobus Vanderveer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 8, 2016
2. The Jacobus Vanderveer House Marker
The Vanderveer House can be seen in the background. This house served as the military headquarters of Gen. Henry Knox during the winter of 1778-79.
 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Jacobus Vanderveer House image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
3. The Jacobus Vanderveer House
The Jacobus Vanderveer House image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
4. The Jacobus Vanderveer House
The Jacobus Vanderveer House Preservation image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
5. The Jacobus Vanderveer House Preservation
 
 
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