“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Baptistown in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Oak Summit

Oak Summit Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, February 8, 2009
1. Oak Summit Marker
Inscription.  Continental troops camped here in December 1778 while escorting British and Hessian prisoners to Virginia. The enemy troops were captured in the Battle of Saratoga.
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1778.
Location. 40° 32.523′ N, 75° 0.318′ W. Marker is near Baptistown, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on County Road 519, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baptistown NJ 08803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak Summit Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oak Summit School (about 300 feet away); Baptistown (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Thomas Episcopal of Alexandria
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Everittstown (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Everittstown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Oak Grove Grange #119 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baptistown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,248 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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