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Captain Joshua Huddy — Prisoner of War

 
 
Captain Joshua Huddy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
1. Captain Joshua Huddy Monument
Inscription.
Here
Captain Joshua Huddy
of the Monmouth County Artillery
A Prisoner of War
Captured March 24, 1782 while defending the Block House at Tom's River. Was hung by Torries without warrant April 12, 1782
The British authorities repudiated
but did not atone for that crime.
The Sons of the Revolution in New Jersey have set up this stone to the memory of the patriotic victim.

 
Erected by Sons of the Revolution in New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 24.284′ N, 73° 59.649′ W. Marker is in Highlands, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker can be reached from Water Witch Avenue near Shore Drive. Touch for map. Monument is in the town park in front of the bandstand. Marker is in this post office area: Highlands NJ 07732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Longshore Sediment Movement ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Raritan Bay & New York Harbor ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Friends of Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Highest Point on the Atlantic Seaboard ( approx. 0.6 miles away); The Old North Tower
Captain Joshua Huddy — Prisoner of War Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Captain Joshua Huddy — Prisoner of War Marker
( approx. 0.7 miles away); Spermaceti Cove Lifeboat Station ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Marconi at Twin Lights ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Telegraph and Radar at Twin Lights ( approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highlands.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Huddy Monument with Bandstand in Background image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Huddy Monument with Bandstand in Background
Joshua Huddy Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2009
4. Joshua Huddy Park
Closeup of the bandstand located in Huddy Park in Highlands, NJ.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,644 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.   4. submitted on September 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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