Middletown in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
British Retreat Route
Erected 1976 by Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 40° 23.633′ N, 74° 6.75′ W. Marker is in Middletown, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Kings Highway and Brandywine Way, on the right when traveling east on Kings Highway. Touch for map. Near the faux orchard that is now part of the Brandywine development. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown NJ 07748, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Middletown Village (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Middletown Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named British Retreat Route (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named British Retreat Route (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fairview Cemetery Veterans Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); British Campsite (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chapel Hill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Radio Astronomy (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
More about this marker. Located in the Middletown Village Historic District - Kings Highway main thoroughfare.
Regarding British Retreat Route. One of a series of markers along the route taken by the British army after it evacuated Philadelphia for New York City June-July 1778, during which time it engaged Gen. George Washington and troops in the Battle of Monmouth June 28, 1778.
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Additional keywords. American Revolutionary War, New Jersey
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2018, by M Sweet of Middletown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on April 27, 2018, by M Sweet of Middletown, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.