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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hancocks Bridge, New Jersey
Location of Hancocks Bridge, New Jersey
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|In memory of those patriots who were massacred by the British in this house March 21, 1778 ---------- Erected by Oak Tree Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Salem New Jersey 1903 — — Map (db m21591) HM|
|The winter of 1777 – 1778 had been particularly harsh on both the British and the Colonial troops. British commanders learned that the rich agricultural supplies in lower New Jersey could be obtained with little resistance and sent detachments . . . — — Map (db m21604) HM|
| Old Bridges at this Location The first bridge across Alloways Creek at this location was built by John Hancock and others in 1709 and was known as Hancocks Bridge. The same year (1709) two other bridges were built across Alloways Creek, one at . . . — — Map (db m21606) HM|
|In commemoration of the patriots massacred in the Hancock House March 21, 1778. Erected by the Patriotic Order Sons of America of Salem County July 2, 1932. — — Map (db m21592) HM|
|The exterior of the Hancock House is an outstanding example of the patterned brick houses that once dotted the landscape of Salem County, NJ. Modeled after the seventeenth-century building traditions of the Quakers’ English homeland, masons used . . . — — Map (db m21703) HM|
|This single-room cabin is a rare remaining example of hand-hewn, white cedar plank construction and reflects a traditional Swedish cabin. This cabin, with its glazed windows, is more elaborate than those typically constructed in the . . . — — Map (db m127787) HM|
|The Alloway Creek Watershed Wetland Restoration SiteThe Alloway Creek Watershed Site encompasses approximately 3,096 acres of wetland and upland edge in Elsinboro and Lower Alloway Creek Township, Salem County. This site follows the north side . . . — — Map (db m127788) HM|
|Salt marshes are one of the most productive habitats in the world and possess many surprising qualities and benefits – protecting the mainland from flooding and the effects of erosion, filtering sediments and some pollutants from the water, . . . — — Map (db m44026) HM|