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

Revolutionary Cemetery

 
 
Revolutionary Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
1. Revolutionary Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
The
Westfield Bicentennial
Committee
Has Designated The
Revolutionary Cemetery
As An
Official Bicentennial Landmark
5 of Westfield’s early citizens buried here (1730 – 1958) including approximately 70 Revolutionary soldiers, 3 War of 1812 veterans, and 8 Civil War veterans.

Plaque Contributed By
The Westfield Service League

 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 40° 39.239′ N, 74° 20.879′ 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 entrance 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 (a few steps from this marker); Men of Westfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Revolutionary Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
2. Revolutionary Cemetery
The marker can be seen here to the right of the cemetery entrance. The burial grounds of the Presbyterian Church is a Registered National Historic Site.
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Presbyterian Church in Westfield (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Westfield Church (about 400 feet away); Downer Well Cap (about 500 feet away); Westfield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gallows Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westfield.
 
Revolutionary Soldier Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
3. Revolutionary Soldier Grave
Zebulon Jennings Jr. is one of the Revolutionary War soldiers buried in the cemetery. A member of the 1st Regiment Minute Men of the Suffolk County, NY Militia, Jennings died early in the war, in 1776.
Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 26, 2010
4. Presbyterian Church Cemetery
The marker is located across the street from the Presbyterian Church at Westfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,040 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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