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

Kingston Cemetery

 
 
Kingston Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
1. Kingston Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Site of “Conference On Horseback,” January 3, 1777, at which Washington decided to move toward Morristown rather than New Brunswick . . . . a decision that probably prevented a critical American defeat.
 
Location. 40° 22.5′ N, 74° 36.938′ W. Marker is in Kingston, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New Jersey Route 27) and Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston NJ 08528, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (a few steps from this marker); Kingston Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingston Revolutionary War Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockingham (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kate McFarlane and Josephine Swann (approx. ¾ mile away); Maybury Hill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Joseph Hewes (approx. 1½ miles away); The Canal Dug By Irishmen (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Also see . . .  New Jersey During the Revolution. Website that details the Revolutionary War in New
Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
2. Kingston Marker
Jersey. Included are the Battle of Princeton and the encampments at Morristown. (Submitted on July 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
3. Marker on Main Street
Kingston Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
4. Kingston Presbyterian Church Cemetery
The marker is seen here just to the left of the entrance to the cemetery.
Kingston Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2010
5. Kingston Cemetery
Many Revolutionary War veterans are buried in the Kingston Presberian Church Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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