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Near Flemington in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flemington Raid

 
 
Flemington Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alan Edelson, February 25, 2009
1. Flemington Raid Marker
Inscription.  Near here British cavalry were routed by Capt. John Schenck's militia Dec. 1776. British Geary was killed and buried on field.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 40° 27.401′ N, 74° 51.58′ W. Marker is near Flemington, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on U.S. 202 at milepost 8, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flemington NJ 08822, 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. Amwell Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); Amwell Skirmish (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cornet Francis Geary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coronet Geary Trail (approx. half a mile away); United First Presbyterian Church of Amwell
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Servis-Quick Family Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Black River and Western Railroad (approx. 1.3 miles away); Amwell Church (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Additional Information - The ambush of Geary's Dragoons. (Submitted on March 9, 2011, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,741 times since then and 145 times this year. Last updated on September 29, 2021, by Walter P Barlow of Spotswood, New Jersey. Photo   1. submitted on March 5, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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