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George Coryell’s Grave

 
 
George Coryell’s grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
1. George Coryell’s grave Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary War Lieutenant, and pallbearer of George Washington is buried here, along with Sam Holcombe, one of Gen. Washington's spies.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 21.999′ N, 74° 56.709′ W. Marker is in Lambertville, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Union Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Union Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lambertville NJ 08530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshall House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); D & R (about 500 feet away); Lambertville Railroad (about 600 feet away); Lambertville City Hall (about 600 feet away); Mary E. Sheridan Park (about
George Coryell’s grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
2. George Coryell’s grave Marker
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600 feet away); Road to Monmouth Battlefield (about 700 feet away); Lewis Island Shad Fishery (about 700 feet away); Centenary Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lambertville.
 
George Coryell’s Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
3. George Coryell’s Grave
George Coryell’s Grave Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, March 7, 2009
4. George Coryell’s Grave Plaque
Here lies the body of George Coryell
Who died February 18th, 1850, aged 91 years.

The Poet has told his character,
"A wit's a feather, a chief a rod,
an honest man the noblest work of God".

A brother member with Gn. Washington of Lodge No. 22.

The last survivor of the six men who laid the father of our country in his tomb.
George Coryell’s Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, September 5, 2021
5. George Coryell’s Grave
George Coryell’s Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, September 5, 2021
6. George Coryell’s Grave
First Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, September 5, 2021
7. First Presbyterian Church Cemetery
George Coryell’s Grave is located in the far back left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,019 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.   5, 6, 7. submitted on January 27, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 9, 2022