Scotch Plains in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
British General Cornwallis stopped to ask for bread during the battle of Short Hills, June 26, 1777, and was marked by Betty Frazee’s famous statement “I give you this in fear, not in love.”
Location. 40° 36.993′ N, 74° 21.991′ W. Marker is in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Raritan Road near Terrill Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1451 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains NJ 07076, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of The Short Hills (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing); “Littell Half Way House” (approx. 0.7 miles away); “Dolbier House” (approx. one mile away); “Terry Well” (approx. one mile away); Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Westfield (approx. 2.5 miles away); Plainfield Garden Club (approx. 2.5 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scotch Plains.
Also see . . . The Frazee House Restoration Project. Includes a brief history of the house. (Submitted on May 20, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
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