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Liberty Corner in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

French Army Encampment

 
 
French Army Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
1. French Army Encampment Marker
Inscription. General Rochambeau's troops camped here in August 1781 en route to the Battle of Yorktown.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 40° 39.739′ N, 74° 34.684′ W. Marker is in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Valley Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty Corner NJ 07938, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bernards Township WWI & WWII Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Philip Koechlein (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Place To Remember (approx. 0.8 miles away); Purvis James Boatwright Jr. (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lyons Station (approx. 2.2 miles away); Vail Family (approx. 2.2 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty Corner.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
French Army Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
2. French Army Encampment Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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