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Moorestown in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Hessian House”

 
 
“Hessian House” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. “Hessian House” Marker
Inscription.
Oldest portion built
by Joshua Bispham
Circa 1735

 
Erected 1976 by Historical Society of Moorestown.
 
Location. 39° 57.959′ N, 74° 56.43′ W. Marker is in Moorestown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of E Main Street and Schooley Street, on the left when traveling east on E Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moorestown NJ 08057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Cox's Tavern (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morgan Hollinshead Clock Shop Site (about 500 feet away); First Moorestown, New Jersey Friends Meeting House (about 600 feet away); Site of Coles Hotel (about 600 feet away); Roberts’ Hall (about 700 feet away); Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moorestown, N.J. (approx. ¼ mile away); Lutheran Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Moorestown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Moorestown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Moorestown Marker
Marker can be seen here on the left front of the house.
“Hessian House” image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. “Hessian House”
The Hessian House gets its name from the fact that Hessian troops occupied this house in June of 1778.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 804 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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