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

British Campsite

 
 
British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers image. Click for full size.
By David Anderson, February 28, 2008
1. British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers
Inscription. For a week following the Battle of Monmouth, the main British army under Gen. Sir Henry Clinton spread its encampment both side of this road while awaiting transport from Sandy Hook. They embarked for New York July 5, 1778.
 
Erected 1976 by the Middletown Township Lions Club.
 
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. Chapel Hill (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 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.
 
Related markers.
British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers image. Click for full size.
By David Anderson, February 28, 2008
2. British Campsite and Chapel Hill Markers
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2008, by David Anderson of Middletown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 922 times since then and 13 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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