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Spotswood in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General George Washington

July 1, 1778

 
 
General George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Kokoska, July 8, 2016
1. General George Washington Marker
Inscription.  General George Washington from his field headquarters here in Spotswood, New Jersey signed the order to Court Martial General Charles Lee for failure to obey orders at the Battle of Monmouth.
June 28, 1778
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 40° 23.875′ N, 74° 23.177′ W. Marker is in Spotswood, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Summerhill Road (County Route 613), on the right when traveling south. Near Spotswood Veterans' Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Summerhill Road, Spotswood NJ 08884, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Peter's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Spotswood’s 1832 Camden & Amboy Railroad Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Spotswood Mills (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Appleby Devoe Memorial Library (approx. 1.6 miles away); Borough of Helmetta (approx.
General George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Kokoska, July 8, 2016
2. General George Washington Marker
2.1 miles away); L.J. Smith Farmhouse (approx. 3.1 miles away); Basilone Memorial Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old School Baptist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotswood.
 
General George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Kokoska, July 8, 2016
3. General George Washington Marker
Washington Reproving Lee at Monmouth image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive, November 16, 2007
4. Washington Reproving Lee at Monmouth
from The Great American Book of Biography by Hamilton Wright Mabie, et. al., International Publishing, 1896, Page 47.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2016, by Stephen Kokoska of North Brunswick, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on February 20, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2016, by Stephen Kokoska of North Brunswick, New Jersey.   4. submitted on January 21, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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