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Harding in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The New York Brigade

Morristown National Historical Park

 
 
The New York Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
1. The New York Brigade Marker
Inscription.
1779, summer in upstate New York … campaigning against Indian allies of Britain.

1780, winter – Morristown, camping near here.

1781, fall – Yorktown, Va. Witnessing the British surrender.
 
Erected by Morristown National Historical Park.
 
Location. 40° 46.352′ N, 74° 31.709′ W. Marker is in Harding, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Jockey Hollow Road and Grand Parade Road, on the left when traveling south on Jockey Hollow Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Morristown National Historical Park, along the tour road. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Guerin House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Guards (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Grand Parade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Inspections (approx. 0.3 miles away); A heritage of hearths (approx. 0.4 miles away); Officer’s Hut [Replica] (approx. 0.4 miles away); Soldier’s Hut [Replica] (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Camp Road (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harding.
 
More about this marker. The left of the marker features a Continental soldier
Marker in Jockey Hollow image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
2. Marker in Jockey Hollow
The New York Brigade marker is located next to one of the several "A Revolutionary Winter" markers found throughout the park.
warming himself before the hearth in his hut at Jockey Hollow during the bitter winter of 1780. The upper right of the marker contains a picture of soldiers in the woods firing upon enemy troops. Below that is a picture of Continental troops lined up for inspection.
 
Also see . . .  Morristown National Historical Park. National Park Service. (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Morristown National Historical Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
3. Morristown National Historical Park
The marker is in the Jockey Hollow Unit of the Morristown National Historical Park.
Jockey Hollow Map image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 22, 2008
4. Jockey Hollow Map
This map of the Jockey Hollow Unit is from the "A Revolutionary Winter" marker. It indicates the location of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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