Near Bernardsville in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The New Jersey Brigade
Morristown National Historical Park
The brigade camped here during the winter of 1779-1780. The trail – 20 minutes – passes some remains of the camp.
Erected by Morristown National Historical Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 40° 44.638′ N, 74° 33.837′ W. Marker is near Bernardsville, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is in the New Jersey Brigade Unit of the Morristown National Historical Park, along a hiking trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mendham NJ 07945, 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. A Revolutionary Winter (here, next to this marker); A Warm Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); A Trash Pit (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); RHIP (about A Haven From Everyday Life (approx. ¼ mile away); New Jersey 7th Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Childs (approx. 1.4 miles away); “George” 2001 (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bernardsville.
More about this marker. The left of the marker contains a map indicating battles and encampments in which the New Jersey Brigade participated. These include Canada 1775-1776, Wyoming Valley 1779, Morristown 1779-1780, Valley Forge 1777-1778, Germantown 1777, Brandywine Creek 1777 and Yorktown 1781. The background of the marker features a scene of a hut village in winter.
Also see . . . Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,463 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.