Affair at Cedar Bridge
— December 27, 1782 —
Erected by the Board of Chosen Freeholders to commemorate Ocean County’s role in the American Revolution on its 225th anniversary, 2001-2008
Erected by Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Location. 39° 47.592′ N, 74° 22.081′ W. Marker is in Barnegat, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is at the intersection of 72 and Old Halfway Rd S, on the right when traveling east on 72. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barnegat NJ 08005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Regarding Affair at Cedar Bridge. To locate the tavern itself, traveling East on highway 72 turn right onto Old Halfway Road S. A wooden structure identified as “Cedar Bridge Tavern”, where the actual skirmish occurred, stands at 200 Old Halfway Road and is located 0.8 miles along Old Halfway Road S on the right side a few feet from a small bridge spanning a creek. It is now a privately owned residence but is clearly visible from the road and identified by a wooden sign nailed to a post on the front porch. The tavern's coordinates are
N39 47.010', W74 21.639' There are county signs prohibiting metal detecting on the property. Continuing along Old Halfway Road S, the road turns into Old Cedar Bridge Road which intersects with CR 532(Warren Grove Road.) A second, identical marker is located at the intersection of Old Cedar Bridge
Additional keywords. New Jersey Pine Barrens
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 30, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. 6, 7. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 8. submitted on May 29, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. 9, 10. submitted on May 30, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.