Hancocks Bridge in Salem County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
who were massacred by the
British in this house
March 21, 1778
Erected by Oak Tree Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Salem New Jersey
Erected 1903 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Oak Tree Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 39° 30.474′ N, 75° 27.58′ W. Marker is in Hancocks Bridge, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Island Road and New Street, on the right when traveling east on Locust Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hancocks Bridge NJ 08038, 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. Hancock House Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Swedish Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Patterned Brick Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots Massacred in the Hancock House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Bridges at this Location (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Alloway Creek Watershed (about 400 feet away); Waving Acres of Grass (about 400 feet away); Quinton’s Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hancocks Bridge.
Also see . . . Hancock House. New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry webpage. (Submitted on August 12, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,061 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 12, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.