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Delaware Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Revolutionary War Encampments

 
 
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By Alan Edelson, June 23, 2014
1. Revolutionary War Encampments Marker
Inscription. Oct 6-7, 1777 New England Regiments camped nearby en route to reinforce Washington's Army near Philadelphia.

June 20-23, 1778 The 12,000 man Continental Army camped in this area above Alexauken Creek prior to the Battle of Monmouth.
 
Erected 2014 by Delaware Township Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 24.463′ N, 74° 55.312′ W. Marker is in Delaware Township, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Sandy Ridge - Mount Airy Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton NJ 08559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barber Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mount Airy (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sandy Ridge Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Lambertville (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lambertville Music Circus (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hoagland Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Delaware And Raritan Canal (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lambertville (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary

 
Revolutionary War Encampments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 23, 2014
2. Revolutionary War Encampments Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2014, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2014, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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