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Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati

 
 
Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
1. Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati Marker
Inscription.  
These Patriots, original
members of the Society
of the Cincinnati in the
State of New Jersey lie
buried in this churchyard.

Lieutenant James Anderson
Lieutenant Colonel David Rhea
Colonel Nathaniel Scudder
Ensign Moses Sprowl
Captain George Walker
---------------
Captain John Holmes
in Holmdel

They pledged their lives,
their fortunes and their
sacred honor that men
might be free.
1776 --- 1783

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 17.034′ N, 74° 19.569′ W. Marker is in Manalapan Township, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from Tennent Road (County Route 3) 0.1 miles south of Craig Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located beside Tennant Church. 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. Old Tennant Church (a few steps from this marker); Continental Soldiers Grave (a few steps from this marker); Old Tennent Soldiers and Sailors World War Monument
Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
2. Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Tennent Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perrine Hill Spring (approx. half a mile away); Molly Hays McCauley (approx. half a mile away); The Great Cannonade (approx. half a mile away); An Inspiring Commander in Chief (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manalapan Township.
 
More about this marker. The Society of the Cincinnati eagle appears at the top of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Society of the Cincinnati. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Marker at the Old Tennant Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
3. Marker at the Old Tennant Church
Old Tennent Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2016
4. Old Tennent Church
The Patriot Members of the Society of the Cincinnati marker is located on the west side of this church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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