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

Monmouth Court House Site

 
 
Monmouth Court House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. Monmouth Court House Site Marker
This marker is in front of the Hall of Records, which was once used as a court house. The current structure is the third or fourth building on this site.
Inscription.
Site of
Monmouth Court House
Used as Hospital
June 28, 1778.

 
Location. 40° 15.611′ N, 74° 16.467′ W. Marker is in Freehold, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Main Street, Freehold NJ 07728, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia Triumphant Park and Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peterís Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic St. Peterís Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Corp. James A. Gere (about 600 feet away); Monmouth Battle Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Monmouth Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Ancestors of Monmouth Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freehold.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on a large stone in a planter at the base of a tree in front of the former court house which is now the Hall of Records. During the Battle of Monmouth, Freehold was known as Monmouth Court House.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Monmouth County Hall of Records image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Monmouth County Hall of Records
Though a former Court House, this is not the original building mentioned on the marker.
Monmouth Court House (and Hospital) Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
3. Monmouth Court House (and Hospital) Marker
U.S. Geodetic Survey Marker on Former Court House Plaza image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
4. U.S. Geodetic Survey Marker on Former Court House Plaza
The former court house in Freehold, New Jersey is the historical center of Monmouth County. Before the town was know as Freehold Township, it was indicated on maps as "Monmouth Courthouse."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,401 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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