Martinsville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
breastworks erected by
the Continental troops,
June, 1777, to defend the
encampment in the valley.
Erected 1964 by State of New Jersey.
Location. 40° 36.11′ N, 74° 34.539′ W. Marker is in Martinsville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Bolmer Farm Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Martinsville NJ 08836, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Reboubt 1777 and 1778/79 (here, next to this marker); Bolmer Farm House - 1754 (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1777 Encampment (approx. one mile away); Jacob Vosseller House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 2.3 miles away); Thirteen Star Flag (was approx. 2½ miles away but has been reported missing. ); Middlebrook (approx. 2½ miles away); Washington Camp Ground (was approx. 2½ miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsville.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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