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Cranbury in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Encampment

 
 
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By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
1. Site of Encampment Marker
Inscription.  Site of encampment of Washington and his troops June 26, 1778
 
Erected by Cranbury Historical & Preservation Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 26, 1743.
 
Location. 40° 18.586′ N, 74° 31.016′ W. Marker is in Cranbury, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is on South Main Street half a mile from Plainsboro Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cranbury NJ 08512, 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. The Cranbury Dam (a few steps from this marker); Cranberry Mills (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Todd Beamer (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of House of Dr. Hezekiah Stites (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Second Presbyterian Church of Cranbury (approx. 0.3 miles away); Parsonage Barn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hightstown (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cranbury.
 
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By Deb Hartshorn, September 22, 2010
2. Site of Encampment Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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