Plainfield in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Drake, 1746. Washington
visited here in 1777,
while his army camped
nearby at Bound Brook.
Erected by State of New Jersey.
Location. 40° 36.81′ N, 74° 25.889′ W. Marker is in Plainfield, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of West Front Street and Plainfield Avenue, on the right when traveling south on West Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 602 West Front Street, Plainfield NJ 07060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Drake House Flag Pole (here, next to this marker); World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Blue Hills Fort and Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); Plainfield Garden Club (approx. 1.2 miles away); Washington Rock (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Rock (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Rock (approx. 2.2 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plainfield.
Also see . . . Drake House Museum website. (Submitted on February 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 20, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.