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

Artillery Park

 
 
Artillery Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Edith Lit, April 12, 2015
1. Artillery Park Marker
Inscription. Site of the 1778 - 1779 Winter encampment during the Revolutionary War of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Continental Artillery, artificers and armourers under the command of General Henry Knox.

Located and confirmed by the Pluckemin Archaeological Project. A "Dig" begun in 1980 and still in progress on the 12 acres of land comprising the cantonment.
 
Erected 1983 by New Jersey State Society of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 40° 39.183′ N, 74° 38.35′ W. Marker is in Bedminster, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Stone Run Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedminster NJ 07921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (approx. half a mile away); The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named The Jacobus Vanderveer House (approx. one mile away); General Highway Administration 1893-1993

Complete View of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Edith Lit, April 12, 2015
2. Complete View of Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Purvis James Boatwright Jr. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Moggy Hollow (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bedminster War Memorials (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedminster.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
View from Stone Run Road image. Click for full size.
By Edith Lit, April 12, 2015
3. View from Stone Run Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2015, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2015, by Somerset County Library Staff of Bridgewater, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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