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Manville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Revolution Army Encampent

 
 
American Revolution Army Encampent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Edith Lit, June 2014
1. American Revolution Army Encampent Marker
Inscription. Army Encampment. Encampment area for the Pennsylvania troops of the Continental Army from about December 15, 1778, until June 1, 1779.
 
Location. 40° 32.349′ N, 74° 35.626′ W. Marker is in Manville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of South 9th Avenue and Camplain Road on South 9th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manville NJ 08835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Continental Army Encampment (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Frederick Frelinghuysen Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Derrick Van Veghten House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lock No. 10 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton (approx. 1.4 miles away); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manville.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker as seen from South 9th Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Edith Lit, June 20, 2014
2. Marker as seen from South 9th Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2014, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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