Springfield Township in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Revolutionary War Hospital
December 23, 1776
The brick structure standing near this point, is Copany Meeting House, built in 1775, following a skirmish between American units under Colonel Samuel Griffin and Hessian troops commanded by Colonel Kurt von Donop at nearby Petticoat Bridge on December 23, 1776, it was used by Hessians as a hospital in which to treat their wounded.
Location. 40° 2.878′ N, 74° 45.179′ W. Marker is in Springfield Township, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is on Jacksonville Jobstown Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bordentown NJ 08505, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Petticoat Bridge Skirmish (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Keeler Oak Tree (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Keeler Oak (approx. 1.8 miles away); On a tree south of this spot (approx. 2 miles away); Mansion of James Langstaff (approx. 3.9 miles away); Girard House (was approx. 4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Historic Prison (approx. 4 miles away); Historic Burlington County Prison Museum (approx. 4 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 892 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on December 14, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.