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Riverdale in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pompton Mutiny

 
 
Pompton Mutiny Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
1. Pompton Mutiny Marker
Inscription.
After five long winters
of cold, hunger, and
disease, and at a
crucial period in the
Revolutionary War,
the New Jersey Line
mutinied Jan. 20, 1781.
Two mutineers were shot
and the uprising suppressed.

 
Location. 40° 59.569′ N, 74° 18.181′ W. Marker is in Riverdale, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Newark-Pompton Turnpike and Federal Place, on the right when traveling north on Newark-Pompton Turnpike. Click for map. Marker is located across the street from the Riverdale Public Elementary School. Marker is in this post office area: Riverdale NJ 07457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Riverdale World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Riverdale War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Slater’s Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort (approx. half a mile away); Pompton Reformed Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pompton Lakes World War II & Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Riverdale.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mutiny! Ringleaders condemned and shot; British agents hang.
Pompton Mutiny Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
2. Pompton Mutiny Marker
August 26, 2001 article from The Star-Ledger about the Federal Hill Mutiny. (Submitted on January 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. "A MOST PAINFUL TASK". The Execution of the Federal Hill Mutineers, 1781. First-Person Account of the Executions. (Submitted on January 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Riverdale image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 27, 2013
3. Marker in Riverdale
This view of the marker looks north on the Newark-Pompton Turnpike.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 16 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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