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

1777 Reboubt

 
 
1777 Reboubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
1. 1777 Reboubt Marker
Inscription.
One of the redoubts and
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 (approx. 2.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Middlebrook (approx. 2.5 miles away); Washington Camp Ground (approx. 2.5 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsville.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Martinsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
2. Martinsville Marker
Marker on Bolmer Farm Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
3. Marker on Bolmer Farm Road
Reboubt Remains image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 25, 2010
4. Reboubt Remains
These breastworks, located in the woods behind the marker, are the only original Revolutionary War earthworks remaining in New Jersey.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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