Hatboro in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle May 1st 1778
Gen. John Lacey, commanded the American patriots who where here engaged in the conflict for Independence. Col William Dean. Capt Isaac Longstreth.
-In memory of Patriotic Capt John Downey and others who were cruelly slain on this ground in the struggle for American liberty.
A grateful tribute by the Hatbobough Monument Association, Chartered and erected A.D. 1861.
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 Union Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnsville Naval Air Development Center (approx. 1.4 miles away); Warminster Community Park-Sandpiper (approx. 1½ miles away); John Fitch's Steamboat (was approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Horsham Friends Meeting Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hatboro.
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