Martinsville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
breastworks erected by
the Continental troops,
June, 1777, to defend the
encampment in the valley.
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1777.
Location. 40° 36.11′ N, 74° 34.539′ W. Marker is in Martinsville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Bolmer Farm Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsville NJ 08836, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Reboubt 1777 and 1778/79 (here, next to this marker); Bolmer Farm House - 1754 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Persian Gulf War (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1777 Encampment (approx. one mile away); Jacob Vosseller House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 2.3 miles away); Middlebrook (approx. 2½ miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 773 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.