Colts Neck in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 40° 17.267′ N, 74° 10.55′ W. Marker is in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Heyers Mill Road and County Road 537, on the left on Heyers Mill Road. You can park in the parking lot of the Colts Neck Inn to see it. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 County Road 537 W, Colts Neck NJ 07722, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colts Neck Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Michael Field (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colts Neck War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Capt. Joshua Huddy (approx. 1.8 miles away); Montrose School House (c. 1812) (approx. 2˝ miles away); North American Phalanx (approx. 2.7 miles away); Geraldine Morgan Thompson (1872-1967) Old St. Gabriel’s Church (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colts Neck.
Regarding Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead. Captain Joshua Huddy (1735 – 1782), was the commander of a New Jersey Patriot militia unit and a privateer ship during the American Revolutionary War. He was captured by Loyalist forces twice, escaped once, and was hung by them after his second capture. Huddy is known as “the hero martyr of old Monmouth.”
He was hanged in the New Jersey Highlands on March 24, 1782.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,776 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2. submitted on January 26, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 3. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on January 26, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.