Green Brook in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
General George Washington
watched the movements of
the British forces
during the anxious months
of May and June 1777.
Erected by the Continental Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
- and the people of -
Plainfield and North Plainfield
“Lest We Forget”
Erected 1912 by Continental Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1777.
Location. 40° 36.765′ N, 74° 28.342′ W. Marker is in Green Brook, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue near Rock Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Washington Rock State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunellen NJ 08812, 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 Washington Rock (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Washington Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Blue Hills Fort and Camp (approx. 1.6 miles away); World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Drake House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Drake House Flag Pole (approx. 2.1 miles away); Revolutionary War Skirmishes in the Area (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mt. Bethel Meeting House (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Brook.
Also see . . . The Middlebrook Winter Encampment of Washington's Army. (Submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,356 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.