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Hatboro in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Crooked Billet

Battle May 1st 1778

 
 
Crooked Billet Marker-Full view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Crooked Billet Marker-Full view
Inscription.
Panel 1
Gen. John Lacey, commanded the American patriots who where here engaged in the conflict for Independence. Col William Dean. Capt Isaac Longstreth.
Panel 2
-In memory of Patriotic Capt John Downey and others who were cruelly slain on this ground in the struggle for American liberty.
Panel 3
A grateful tribute by the Hatbobough Monument Association, Chartered and erected A.D. 1861.
Panel 4
The Patriots of 1776 achieved our independence. Their successors established it in 1812. We are now struggling for its perpetuation in 1861. The Union must and shall be preserved.
 
Erected 1861 by Hatboborough Monument Association.
 
Location. 40° 11.044′ N, 75° 6.01′ W. Marker is in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Meadowbrook Ave.. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Crooked Billet Elementary School. Marker is in this post office area: Hatboro PA 19040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Crooked Billet (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of the Crooked Billet (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hatboro World War I Memorial
Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 1
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnsville Naval Air Development Center (approx. 1.4 miles away); Warminster Community Park-Sandpiper (approx. 1 miles away); John Fitch's Steamboat (approx. 1.6 miles away); Horsham Friends Meeting Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hatboro.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
3. Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 2
Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
4. Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 3
Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 4 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
5. Crooked Billet Marker-Panel 4
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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