It is said that his system of signal posts was so efficient that when the British Fleet headed out of Raritan Bay, on its way to Philadelphia, the alarm had been received by Philadelphia before the Fleet’s arrival.
This Historic Marker is a gift to the people of Old Bridge from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 2009.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
Location. 40° 24.323′ N, 74°
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Hawkins House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Philip Morin Freneau (approx. 2.7 miles away); Poet’s Grave (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Appleby Devoe Memorial Library (approx. 4.3 miles away); Sayreville 9-11 Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 4.8 miles away); Civil War · Spanish War · World War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away).
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