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Colts Neck in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Capt. Joshua Huddy

 
 
Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
1. Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker
Inscription.  
In tribute to
Capt. Joshua Huddy
of Colts Neck   1750 – 1782
Monmouth County Revolutionary War hero.

Erected by the citizens of Colts Neck
August 27, 1977

 
Erected 1977 by Citizens of Colts Neck.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 40° 18.691′ N, 74° 11.364′ W. Marker is in Colts Neck, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is on Heyers Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Memorial Park on Heyers Mill Road, between Deepwood Lane and Conover Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colts Neck NJ 07722, 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. Colts Neck War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Pvt. Michael Field (here, next to this marker); Montrose School House (c. 1812) (approx. 1.7 miles away); Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colts Neck Inn (approx. 1.8 miles away); North American Phalanx
Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
2. Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker
Joshua Huddy was the commander of the New Jersey militia in Monmouth County during the Revolutionary War. He was captured by the British in 1780, but escaped. He was later recaptured and hanged on April 12, 1782.
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Old St. Gabriel’s Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Geraldine Morgan Thompson (1872-1967) (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colts Neck.
 
Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
3. Capt. Joshua Huddy Marker
Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
4. Memorial Park
The Capt. Joshua Huddy marker is located in Colts Neck Memorial Park.
Capt. Joshua Huddy Homestead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 16, 2014
5. Capt. Joshua Huddy Homestead
The home of Capt. Huddy was located on this site, about 2 miles south on Heyers Mill Road. The house was burned by Tories in 1780.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on August 22, 2014, by Kevin Tremble of Tenafly,, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022