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Middletown Township near Atlantic Highlands in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

British Campsite

 
 
British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Anderson, February 28, 2008
1. British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers
Inscription.  For a week following the Battle of Monmouth, the main British army under Gen. Sir Henry Clinton spread its encampment both side of this road while awaiting transport from Sandy Hook. They embarked for New York July 5, 1778.
 
Erected 1976 by the 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 1839.
 
Location. 40° 23.85′ N, 74° 4.242′ W. Marker is near Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. It is in Middletown Township. Marker is at the intersection of King’s Highway East and Chapel Hill Road on King’s Highway East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown NJ 07748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chapel Hill (here, next to this marker); British Retreat Route (approx. 0.8 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); September 11 Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named British Retreat Route (approx. 1.7 miles away);
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a different marker also named British Campsite (approx. 1.8 miles away); Middletown Village (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fairview Cemetery Veterans Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic Highlands.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Anderson, February 28, 2008
2. British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,192 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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