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Soldiers of the Revolution

 
 
Soldiers of the Revolution Marker (restored) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
1. Soldiers of the Revolution Marker (restored)
Inscription.
To the honor and glory
of those
Soldiers of the Revolution
who
under General Washington in 1776
and General Wayne in 1779
camped on this site

Reverently placed by the Nova Caesarea Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution May 1916

 
Erected 1916 by Nova Caesarea Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 40° 46.361′ N, 74° 9.797′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Elwood Avenue and Elwood Place, on the right when traveling west on Elwood Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in Phillips Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Branch Brook Park Historic Site (approx. half a mile away); Sydenham House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Branch Brook Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Forest Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Karr/Milburn House (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Soldiers of the Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
2. Soldiers of the Revolution Marker
William Hayes Ward Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Forest Hill Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newark.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Philips Park Restored Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 6, 2011
3. Philips Park Restored Marker
George Washington and the Continental Army camped at this site during their retreat across New Jersey in November of 1776.
Soldiers of the Revolution Marker in Philips Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 5, 2008
4. Soldiers of the Revolution Marker in Philips Park
 
 
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