Bridgewater in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
camped here from May 28
to July 2, 1777. Advance
units were on the slopes
facing the Raritan Valley.
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
Location. 40° 35.524′ N, 74° 33.765′ W. Marker is in Bridgewater, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Chimney Rock Road and Gilbride Road, on the right when traveling north on Chimney Rock Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgewater NJ 08807, 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. 1777 Reboubt (approx. one mile away); Revolutionary War Reboubt 1777 and 1778/79 (approx. one mile away); Bolmer Farm House - 1754 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Thirteen Star Flag (was approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Middlebrook (approx. 1.6 miles away); Washington Camp Ground (was approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Philip Van Horne House (approx. 2.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away).
Categories. Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 938 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.