Atlantic Highlands in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1976 by Middletown Township Lions Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1810.
Location. 40° 23.976′ N, 74° 0.996′ W. Marker is in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Navesink Avenue (County Route 8B) near Woodhaven Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic Highlands NJ 07716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named British Campsite (approx. ¼ mile away); The Hartshorne Legacy (approx. ¼ mile away); Middletown Township Locust Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Navesink (approx. 0.7 miles away); Friends of Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Highest Point on the Atlantic SeaboardRaritan Bay & New York Harbor (approx. 0.9 miles away); Longshore Sediment Movement (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic Highlands.
More about this marker. This historical marker is one of two markers whose inscriptions are identical. They are both placed on what was known as King’s Highway. Presently located on Navesink and Monmouth Avenues, in Atlantic Highlands, and Middletown NJ, respectively.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other British Campsite markers in the Chapel Hill and Navesink neighborhoods.
Also see . . . The Battle of Monmouth 1778. The British point of view. (Submitted on February 28, 2008.)
This marker is one of seveal replicas all located in the Township of Middletown in the Chapel Hill and Navesink neighborhoods. Part of this area of Middletown Township is served by the Atlantic Highlands post office.
Editor's Note: To view other markers related to British Campsites near this marker, please see the Related Markers section above.
— Submitted December 5, 2009, by Randall Gabrielan of Middletown, New Jersey.
Additional keywords. British Retreat Route, Kings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,048 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.