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Toms River in Ocean County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Revolutionary Cannon

 
 
Old Revolutionary Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
1. Old Revolutionary Cannon Marker
Inscription.
Mounted by
Toms River Camera Club
1908

 
Erected 1908.
 
Location. 39° 57.162′ N, 74° 11.664′ W. Marker is in Toms River, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is on Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located between Hooper Avenue and Allen Street, near the Ocean County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Toms River NJ 08753, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Preserving Baymen Heritage (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Toms River Block House (about 800 feet away); Elizabeth Sculthorp Force (about 800 feet away); Captain Joshua Huddy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anchor from the Aircraft Carrier USS Randolph CV-15 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Double Trouble State Park (approx. 4.1 miles away); Exploring The Pinelands (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pineland Industries (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toms River.
 
Also see . . .  Toms River Blockhouse Fight. Account of a Revolutionary War battle fought in the vicinity of the marker, from the Patriot Pirates website. (Submitted on January 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on Washington Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
2. Marker on Washington Street
 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Ocean County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
3. Marker at the Ocean County Court House
The cannon can be seen on the right in this photo, in front of the 1860 Ocean County Court House.
Closeup of the Old Revolutionary Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
4. Closeup of the Old Revolutionary Cannon
Site of the Toms River Block House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 11, 2010
5. Site of the Toms River Block House
The Old Revolutionary Cannon is located around the corner from the wartime location of the Toms River Block House, which was burned by the British on March 24, 1782.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 11, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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