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Middletown in Monmouth County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chapel Hill

 
 
Chapel Hill and British Campsite Markers image. Click for full size.
By David Anderson, February 28, 2008
1. Chapel Hill and British Campsite Markers
Inscription. Middletown Township Historic District. An early Hamlet on the King’s Highway, known until 1809 as High Point. British Campsite after the Battle of Monmouth. Chapel, built in 1809, became the center of strife between temperance forces meeting there and drinkers from the taverns either side.
 
Erected 1976 by The Woman’s Club of Middletown.
 
Location. 40° 23.85′ N, 74° 4.242′ W. Marker is in Middletown, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of King’s Highway East and Chapel Hill Road on King’s Highway East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown NJ 07748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. British Campsite (here, next to this marker); British Retreat Route (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named British Campsite (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fairview Cemetery Veterans Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); Navesink (approx. 2.1 miles away); Middletown Township Locust Historic District (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker
Middletown Township Historic District Chapel Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Anderson, February 28, 2008
2. Middletown Township Historic District Chapel Hill Marker
also named British Campsite (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named British Campsite (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
More about this marker. The upper of the two Historical Markers pictured here is one of several identical Historical Markers titled British Campsite that have their own pages in this database. They were all placed by the Middletown Lions club in 1976 to demarcate the places along the old King’s Highway in modern day Atlantic Highlands and Middletown, NJ.
 
Also see . . .
1. Temperance & Prohibition. (Submitted on March 1, 2008.)
2. A Walk Along Kings Highway. Essay by Bettie Rogers about Middletown touches on Chapel Hill peripherally. (Submitted on March 1, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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