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National Park in Gloucester County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Whitall House

-- Built 1748 --

 
 
Whitall House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 27, 2013
1. Whitall House Marker
Inscription.
Col. Carl von Donop and
his Hessians were treated
here for wounds after
their defeat at the siege
of Red Bank, Oct. 22, 1777.

 
Erected by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 39° 52.173′ N, 75° 11.43′ W. Marker is in National Park, New Jersey, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from Hessian Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Red Bank Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: National Park NJ 08063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Red Bank Battlefield Park! (a few steps from this marker); Ann Cooper Whitall (a few steps from this marker); The Medicinal Garden (a few steps from this marker); James and Ann Whitall House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Aftermath (within shouting distance of this marker); Operations on the Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); National Park Armed Service Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Red Bank Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in National Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Red Bank Battlefield.
Whitall House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
2. Whitall House Marker
Account of the action at Fort Mercer during the Revolutionary War. (Submitted on November 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Red Bank Battlefield Park and the James & Ann Whitall House, National Park, NJ. (Submitted on November 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Whitall House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 27, 2013
3. Whitall House Marker
Marker in Red Bank Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
4. Marker in Red Bank Battlefield
This house was used as a hospital after the October 22, 1777 Battle of Red Bank.
Whitall House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
5. Whitall House
Ann Whitall remained inside this house during the Battle of Red Bank. It is said that she continued to work on her spinning wheel while the battle raged outside, and moved to the basement only after a wall near her was hit by a cannon ball.
Whitall House Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
6. Whitall House Plaque
This structure has been recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey of the United States Department of the Interior for its archives at the Library of Congress.
Whitall House Doorway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 6, 2008
7. Whitall House Doorway
The Historic American Buildings Survey plaque is to the right of the front door of the Whitall House.
Great Room of the Whitall House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 27, 2013
8. Great Room of the Whitall House
Kitchen in the Whitall House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 27, 2013
9. Kitchen in the Whitall House
Whitall House Field Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 27, 2013
10. Whitall House Field Hospital
After the October 22, 1777 Battle of Red Bank, the Whithall House served as a field hospital. The wounded from the fighting, mostly Hessian soldiers, were treated in this and other rooms for several weeks.
Whitall House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 27, 2013
11. Whitall House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on November 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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