Rosemont in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain Daniel Bray
Captain Daniel Bray.
Who with a few patriotic citizens braved the enemy and collected enough boats from along the river to make possible the memorable crossing of the ice-laden Delaware of General Washington and his troops on the night of December 25, 1776.
Erected 1931 by Gen. Mercer Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is December 25, 1742.
Location. 40° 25.712′ N, 74° 59.42′ W. Marker is in Rosemont, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker can be reached from Kingwood Stockton Road (County Route 519). Marker is located in the cemetery next to the Bray Family burial site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton NJ 08559, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rosemont Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Rosemont Water Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rosemont (approx. 0.8 miles away); Farm of Lloyd B. Wescott (approx. 0.9 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mill Power System (approx. 1.3 miles away); Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stockton (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemont.
Regarding Captain Daniel Bray. New Jersey State Highway 29 from Frenchtown to Stockton is named The Daniel Bray Highway.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,595 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.