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By Bill Coughlin, March 2, 2012
Abraham Lincoln Marker
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Abraham Lincoln
With malice toward none with charity for all. This bust a gift of Maurice Podell, sculptor — Map (db m53134) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Battle of Monmouth Monument
There is no plaque on this monument. There are titles under the brass reliefs of historic events that surround the column. Map (db m7123) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Columbia Triumphant Park and StatueLiberty Triumphant
Monmouth County Historical Site Columbia Triumphant Park This granite carving of Columbia Triumphant–also known as Liberty Triumphant–was part of the original statue placed atop the monument located on nearby Court Street . . . — Map (db m7066) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Corp. James A. Gere
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New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Historic St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
Listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places December 22, 1997 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places March 19, 1998 First Service – October 10, 1701 Construction begun on this site – July 1771 Restoration program . . . — Map (db m53138) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Monmouth Battle MonumentMonmouth County Historical Site
This monument commemorates the pivotal June 28, 1778 Battle of Monmouth which began near this site. A campaign to erect the memorial, led by Freehold native Governor Joel Parker and Major James S. Yard, began in 1877. Its cornerstone was laid on . . . — Map (db m53132) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Monmouth Court House Site
Site of Monmouth Court House Used as Hospital June 28, 1778. — Map (db m7065) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Retreat?The Battle of Monmouth     28 June 1778 — 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
On this hill, an angry George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Armies, met his second-in-command, Major-General Charles Lee, and demanded “What is all this? What all that confusion was for, and retreat?” . . . — Map (db m37518) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Revolutionary Ancestors of Monmouth Court House
In memory of the Revolutionary ancestors of Monmouth Court House Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Freehold, New Jersey. 1937 — Map (db m53135) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — St. Peter’s ChurchEpiscopal
The oldest building in continuous use in downtown Freehold 1702   First service (at Topanemus) 1736   Charter from King George II 1771   Construction began on the present building 1778   Local lore says the building sheltered wounded during the . . . — Map (db m53136) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Washington Checked Lee’s Retreat
In memorium June 28, 1778 This tablet is erected on the field of the Battle of Monmouth to commemorate the imperishable deeds of valiant Americans “at the turn of the tide” in the American Revolution. Near this spot Washington . . . — Map (db m37517) HM

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