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Newton in Sussex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Moody’s Raids

 
 
Moody’s Raids Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
1. Moody’s Raids Marker
Inscription.
Newton was the scene of raids made by the Tory, James Moody. Washington’s Asst. Quartermaster, Thomas Anderson, stored supplies here. Oct. 1779, his troops marched here and during the Indian Campaign Gates stationed a detachment here.
 
Erected by The New Jersey Commission on Historical Sites.
 
Location. 41° 3.314′ N, 74° 45.293′ W. Marker is in Newton, New Jersey, in Sussex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 206) and Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Dennis Branch of the Newton Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Main Street, Newton NJ 07860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hill Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Newton Burial Ground (about 600 feet away); George Washington Tree (about 600 feet away); Home of Thomas Anderson (about 700 feet away); Defenders of the Union (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newton Green (approx. ¼ mile away); Sussex County (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Newton Green (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Moody’s Raids Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
2. Moody’s Raids Marker
Marker in Newton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
3. Marker in Newton
The Dennis Library - Founded 1867 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2013
4. The Dennis Library - Founded 1867
The Moody’s Raids marker is located on the fence in front of this building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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