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Toms River in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Toms River Block House

 
 
Toms River Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 7, 2019
1. Toms River Block House Marker
Inscription.  The original fort which stood on the hill on Robins Street, was attacked by invading British forces on March 24, 1782. Both the fort and the entire Village of Toms River were destroyed by fire.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 57.065′ N, 74° 11.864′ W. Marker is in Toms River, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on East Water Street. Marker is located in Huddy Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 East Water Street, Toms River NJ 08753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Joshua Huddy (a few steps from this marker); Toms River Township’s First Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Huddy’s Hanging Stalls Peace Talks (within shouting distance of this marker); Toms River Blockhouse Fight (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Captain Joshua Huddy (within shouting distance of this marker); The British Attack Toms River (within shouting distance of this marker);
Toms River Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 7, 2019
2. Toms River Block House Marker
Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Toms River Block House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toms River.
 
Toms River Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 7, 2019
3. Toms River Block House Marker
Toms River Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 7, 2019
4. Toms River Block House Marker
Marker in Huddy Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 7, 2019
5. Marker in Huddy Park
Huddy Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 7, 2019
6. Huddy Park
The marker and the replica blockhouse are located in Huddy Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 8, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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