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Haddonfield in Camden County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Guard House

 
 
Guard House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
1. Guard House Marker
Inscription.
This House
built in colonial times
was used during the
Revolutionary War as a
Guard House
for persons suspected of aiding
the British cause
and brought for trial before
The Council of Safety
then meeting in the
Indian King

 
Erected 1931 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Haddonfield Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 53.924′ N, 75° 1.812′ W. Marker is in Haddonfield, New Jersey, in Camden County. Marker is on Kings Highway (New Jersey Route 41), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on a building across the street from the Indian King Tavern. Marker is at or near this postal address: 260 Kings Highway, Haddonfield NJ 08033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian King Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian King Tavern State Historic Site (NR) (within shouting distance of this marker); Reeves-Glover House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ye Kings Highway (about 400
Haddonfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
2. Haddonfield Marker
Marker can be seen to the right of the front door.
feet away); Jonas Cattell (about 800 feet away); New Jersey Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Haddonfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Grove School (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haddonfield.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Guard House in Haddonfield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 28, 2010
3. Guard House in Haddonfield
This photo was taken from the Indian King Tavern.
Skirmish at the Guard House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2014
4. Skirmish at the Guard House
Continental soldiers skirmish with soldiers from the 1st NJ Volunteers in front of the Guard House in Haddonfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on June 7, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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