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Westfield in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Men of Westfield

1775 1783

 
 
Men of Westfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
1. Men of Westfield Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of the men
of Westfield
buried here
who fought in the War
of the American Revolution
that they and their descendants
might enjoy
the blessings of a government
by the people

 
Erected 1924 by Westfield Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 39.214′ N, 74° 20.871′ W. Marker is in Westfield, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on E Mountain Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at the southeast corner of the cemetery, across from the Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westfield NJ 07090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary War Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Cemetery
Westfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
2. Westfield Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church in Westfield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Downer Well Cap (about 300 feet away); Westfield Church (about 400 feet away); Westfield (approx. mile away); Gallows Hill (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westfield.
 
Men of Westfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
3. Men of Westfield Marker
Westfield Revolutionary Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
4. Westfield Revolutionary Cemetery
Some of the soldiers mentioned on the marker can be seen in this photo. About 70 Revolutionary War soldiers are buried here.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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