Union in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
June 23, 1780, the British second advance here formed into two columns and moved to Springfield, where they were repulsed.
Erected by the State of New Jersey A.D. 1905
Erected 1905 by State of New Jersey.
Location. 40° 41.548′ N, 74° 16.387′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Stuyvesant Avenue and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Stuyvesant Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union NJ 07083, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Connecticut Farms (here, next to this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops Pearl Harbor Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (approx. ¼ mile away); Caldwell’s Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
Regarding Connecticut Farms. The village of Connecticut Farms got its name because the first settlers were from Connecticut.
Also see . . . The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield. (Submitted on April 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,169 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on August 19, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on August 19, 2010, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. 5. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.