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Mount Laurel in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Clinton House

 
 
Gen. Clinton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
1. Gen. Clinton House Marker
This house, also known as the Thomas Smith House, is currently a private residence.
Inscription.  
Oldest portion built by
Thomas Smith, Sr.
1738

 
Erected 1976 by Mount Laurel Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1738.
 
Location. 39° 55.152′ N, 74° 54.961′ W. Marker is in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1645 Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road, Mount Laurel NJ 08054, 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. Mt. Laurel Potters Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Hollinshead House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Evesham Friends Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lippincott-Barton Farmhouse Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Demolished Bareford Hotel (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cropwell Friends Meeting (approx. 2.1 miles away); Paulsdale (approx. 2.6 miles away); Alice Stokes Paul (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Laurel.
 
Gen. Clinton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
2. Gen. Clinton House Marker
General Clinton moved his army from Philadelphia back to New York in 1778. On June 19, he stayed in this house while his troops camped near the Evesham Friends Meeting House, about 1½ miles to the northeast. Two weeks later, they were beaten by George Washington's army at the Battle of Monmouth.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 782 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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