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Mount Laurel in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1778

 
 
Knyphausen route image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, May 12, 2018
1. Knyphausen route
Inscription.  Part of General Clinton's British Army under the Hessian General Knyphausen passed by here on the way to capture Mount Holly on June 20, 1778.

At nearby Hainesport a skirmish developed when Patriots destroyed the bridge over the Rancocas Creek. It was then known as the Ancocus Creek.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 20, 1778.
 
Location. 39° 58.952′ N, 74° 51.656′ W. Marker is in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker can be reached from Creek Road. The marker is attached to the side of building and is only visible if you park and stand next to the building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Laurel NJ 08054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marne Highway (approx. one mile away); Site of Governor William Franklin’s Home (approx. 2.7 miles away); Evesham Friends Meeting House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 3.8 miles away); Old School House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Grist Mill Stone (approx.

Photo Of Road In Front Of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, May 12, 2018
2. Photo Of Road In Front Of Marker
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3.8 miles away); Shinn-Curtis Log House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Historic Prison (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Laurel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2018, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2018, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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