Highlands in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain Joshua Huddy Prisoner of War
Captain Joshua Huddy
of the Monmouth County Artillery
A Prisoner of War
Captured March 24, 1782 while defending the Block House at Tom's River. Was hung by Torries without warrant April 12, 1782
The British authorities repudiated
but did not atone for that crime.
The Sons of the Revolution in New Jersey have set up this stone to the memory of the patriotic victim.
Erected by Sons of the Revolution in New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is March 24, 1862.
Location. 40° 24.284′ N, 73° 59.649′ W. Marker is in Highlands, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from Water Witch Avenue near Shore Drive. Monument is in the town park in front of the bandstand. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highlands NJ 07732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Longshore Sediment Movement (approx. 0.6 miles away); Raritan Bay & New York Harbor (approx. 0.6 miles Friends of Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Highest Point on the Atlantic Seaboard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marconi at Twin Lights (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old North Tower (approx. 0.7 miles away); Spermaceti Cove Lifesaving Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Spermaceti Cove Life Saving Station (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highlands.
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