Port Republic in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Chestnut Neck
the Brave Patriots
the Revolutionary War
their liberties and
their homes in
a battle fought near
October 6, 1778
October 6, 1911
Erected by the State of New Jersey
through the efforts of
Gen. Lafayette Chapter N.S.D.A.R.
In memory of those
Brave Patriots who took
part in the Battle of Chestnut Neck to further
the cause of American Liberty
and aid in the establishment of
our precious American freedoms.
Erected 1911 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Gen. Lafayette Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 39° 32.676′ N, 74° 27.687′ W. Marker is in Port Republic, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of New York Road (U.S. 9) and Chestnut Neck Road (County Route 575), on the right when traveling north on New York Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Republic NJ 08241, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Ship’s Rib (within shouting distance of this marker); Privateers (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Battalion Gloucester County Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); British Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Port Republic, New Jersey (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meeting House (approx. 2˝ miles away); Smith's Meeting House (approx. 2˝ miles away); Franklin Inn (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Republic.
Also see . . . The Battle of Chestnut Neck. The only battle of the American Revolution that took place on the West (South) Jersey coastline was a group of actions around the Little Egg Harbor River. New Jersey Pinelands website. (Submitted on August 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,000 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.