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Toms River in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Revolutionary Cannon

 
 
Old Revolutionary Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
1. Old Revolutionary Cannon Marker
Inscription.  
Mounted by
Toms River Camera Club
1908

 
Erected 1908.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 39° 57.162′ N, 74° 11.664′ W. Marker is in Toms River, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located between Hooper Avenue and Allen Street, near the Ocean County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toms River NJ 08753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Pulaski (a few steps from this marker); MM 2/C Edward W. Godfrey (a few steps from this marker); The New County Takes Pride in Its County Seat (a few steps from this marker); Blake House (within shouting distance of this marker); Angel in Anguish (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Centennial Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. J.G. William C. Ziemer
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Commemorative Tree Planting (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toms River.
 
Also see . . .  Toms River Blockhouse Fight. Account of a Revolutionary War battle fought in the vicinity of the marker, from the Patriot Pirates website. (Submitted on January 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker on Washington Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
2. Marker on Washington Street
Marker at the Ocean County Court House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
3. Marker at the Ocean County Court House
The cannon can be seen on the right in this photo, in front of the 1860 Ocean County Court House.
Closeup of the Old Revolutionary Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
4. Closeup of the Old Revolutionary Cannon
Site of the Toms River Block House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
5. Site of the Toms River Block House
The Old Revolutionary Cannon is located around the corner from the wartime location of the Toms River Block House, which was burned by the British on March 24, 1782.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,243 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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