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Manahawkin Skirmish

 
 
Manahawkin Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Intile, February 27, 2011
1. Manahawkin Skirmish Marker
Facing South with US Route 9 visible to the left side and North Lakeshore Drive to the right.
Inscription.
1776-1781
Manahawkin Skirmish
December 1781

On this ground, Capt. Reuben Randolph led the Manahawkin militia (Company 5, 2nd Monmouth) against a force of British loyalists that was twice as large and commanded by the notorious Capt. John Bacon. During the action, Lines Pangborn was killed, and fellow patriot Sylvester Tilton was seriously wounded

Erected by the Board of Chosen Freeholders to commemorate Ocean County’s role in the American Revolution on its 225th anniversary, 2001-2008
 
Erected 2001 by Board of Chosen Freeholders.
 
Location. 39° 41.902′ N, 74° 15.454′ W. Marker is in Manahawkin, New Jersey, in Ocean County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 9) and North Lakeshore Drive, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manahawkin NJ 08050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Affair at Cedar Bridge (approx. 7.2 miles away); Andrew Steelman (approx. 8.5 miles away); a different marker also named Affair at Cedar Bridge (approx. 8.8 miles away);
Manahawkin Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Intile, February 26, 2011
2. Manahawkin Skirmish Marker
View Looking Northwest; The church is unidentified and now occupied by the "Heritage Park Cultural Center".
Massacre at Long Beach (approx. 9.2 miles away); Maritime Sentinels (approx. 9.2 miles away); Old Salty Survivors (approx. 9.2 miles away); Maritime Forest Trail (approx. 9.2 miles away); Vigilant Guardian (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Manahawkin Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Intile, February 26, 2011
3. Manahawkin Skirmish Marker
Facing Southwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 626 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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