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Capt. Joshua Huddy

 
 
Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
1. Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker
Inscription.
In tribute to
Capt. Joshua Huddy
of Colts Neck   1750 – 1782
Monmouth County Revolutionary War hero.

Erected by the citizens of Colts Neck
August 27, 1977

 
Erected 1977 by Citizens of Colts Neck.
 
Location. 40° 18.691′ N, 74° 11.364′ W. Marker is in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Heyers Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Memorial Park on Heyers Mill Road, between Deepwood Lane and Conover Road. Marker is in this post office area: Colts Neck NJ 07722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colts Neck War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Pvt. Michael Field (here, next to this marker); Montrose School House (c. 1812) (approx. 1.7 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colts Neck Inn (approx. 1.8 miles away); North American Phalanx (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old St. Gabriel’s Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Geraldine Morgan Thompson (1872-1967) (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colts Neck.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
2. Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker
Joshua Huddy was the commander of the New Jersey militia in Monmouth County during the Revolutionary War. He was captured by the British in 1780, but escaped. He was later recaptured and hanged on April 12, 1782.
Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
3. Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker
Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
4. Memorial Park
The Capt. Joshua Huddy marker is located in Colts Neck Memorial Park.
Capt. Joshua Huddy Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
5. Capt. Joshua Huddy Homestead
The home of Capt. Huddy was located on this site, about 2 miles south on Heyers Mill Road. The house was burned by Tories in 1780.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on , by Kevin Tremble of Tenafly,, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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