Bridgeton in Cumberland County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
These patriots, original members of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, lie buried in this churchyard.
Ensign Almarin Brooks
Surgeon Ebenezer Elmer
Lieutenant Eli Elmer
Lieutenant James Giles
Captain Samuel Moore Shute
They pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor that men might be free.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 39° 25.752′ N, 75° 14.716′ W. Marker is in Bridgeton, New Jersey, in Cumberland County. Memorial is on Broad Street West (New Jersey Route 49) just west of South Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 54 West Ave S, Bridgeton NJ 08302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Broad Street Presbyterain Church (a few steps from this marker); Broad St. Church (within shouting distance World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Liberty Bell" (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baptist Log Meeting House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Little Stone School (approx. 5½ miles away); Welcome to Greenwich Township (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgeton.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.