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

Molly Pitcher

 
 
Molly Pitcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2008
1. Molly Pitcher Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of
the Battle of Monmouth heroine,
Molly Pitcher, June 28, 1778

Gift of the Historical Societies of
Monmouth County, N.J., D.A.R.,
Monmouth County Heritage Committee,
and friends.
Dedicated October 28, 1978

 
Erected 1978 by Historical Societies of Monmouth County, N.J., D.A.R., Monmouth County Heritage Committee, and friends.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 15.823′ N, 74° 19.151′ W. Marker is in Manalapan Township, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. The marker is in Monmouth Battlefield State Park, behind the Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Englishtown NJ 07726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. D’Annae: A French, Swedish-Style 4-pounder (within shouting distance of this marker); Monmouth Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); General von Steuben
Marker on Monmouth Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2008
2. Marker on Monmouth Battlefield
(within shouting distance of this marker); Monmouth Battlefield State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Combs Hill Cannonade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Hays, nicknamed “Molly Pitcher" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle at the Parsonage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hold the Hedgerow! (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manalapan Township.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Monmouth. (Submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Story of Molly Pitcher. (Submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Molly Pitcher at Monmouth image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 29, 2013
3. Molly Pitcher at Monmouth
Mary Hays (Molly Pitcher) revisits the Monmouth Battlefield on the 235th anniversary of the battle.
Molly Pitcher image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2015
4. Molly Pitcher
This statue of Molly Pitcher is found at her grave at the Old Graveyard in Carlisle, Pa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,620 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on June 29, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on March 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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