Paulsboro in Gloucester County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dennis Leary & William Barney
Continental Marine Lieutenants
responsible for the evacuation
of the 112 man garrison
2 October 1777
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 1777.
Location. 39° 50.874′ N, 75° 15.067′ W. Marker is in Paulsboro, New Jersey, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Clonmell Road and N Delaware Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located on the banks of the Delaware River, in Fort Billings Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paulsboro NJ 08066, 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. Billingsport, New Jersey (a few steps from this marker); The Fort at Billingsport (a few steps from this marker); Fort Billingsport (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); C. A. Nothnagle Log House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Tinicum (approx. 2.6 miles away Tinicum Township (approx. 2.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Artillery Shed (approx. 2.7 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paulsboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.