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Near Liberty Corner in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route

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By Stephen Connelly
1. The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Marker
Inscription.  On this site French Troops under Le Comte De Rochambeau encamped August 29, 1781 en route to meeting Gen. George Washington and achieving their victory at Yorktown, American independence was assured there in Virginia by the defeat and surrender of Lord Cornwallis' British forces on October 19, 1781. The return encampment was September 9, 1782
Erected 2006 by Basking Ridge and Beacon Fire Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
Location. 40° 39.611′ N, 74° 34.704′ W. Marker is near Liberty Corner, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Valley Road just south of Church Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3625 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge NJ 07920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French Army Encampment (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bernards Township WWI & WWII Memorial (approx. 0.3
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miles away); Chief Philip Koechlein (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Place To Remember (approx. 0.8 miles away); Purvis James Boatwright Jr. (approx. 1.9 miles away); Vail Family (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lyons Station (approx. 2.3 miles away); General Highway Administration 1893-1993 (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty Corner.
Regarding The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route. Marker is located near Jockey Hollow, Washington's HQ in Morristown, and Washington's Rock.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2008, by Stephen Connelly of Bayonne, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,274 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 18, 2008, by Stephen Connelly of Bayonne, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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