Union in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms
Church of Connecticut
Farms was built in 1730
and burned to the ground
on June 7, 1780 by the
British and Hessian army.
Reverend James Caldwell
Location. 40° 41.548′ N, 74° 16.387′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Stuyvesant Avenue (County Route 619), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union NJ 07083, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Connecticut Farms (here, next to this marker); Battle of Connecticut Farms (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearl Harbor Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (approx. ¼ mile away); Caldwell’s Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Union.
Regarding First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms. During the Battle of Connecticut Farms, the wife of Rev. Caldwell, the church's minister, was killed by a British soldier.
Also see . . . The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield. (Submitted on April 6, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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